Residents Return to Plymouth Apartment Building After Unknown Odor Prompts Evacuation

Authorities at the scene of an apartment building in Plymouth, where an unknown odor prompted an evacuation. Photo: KSTP
Authorities at the scene of an apartment building in Plymouth, where an unknown odor prompted an evacuation.

June 17, 2018 07:47 PM

An apartment building in Plymouth was evacuated Sunday as authorities investigated an unknown chemical odor.

According to police, a call of a possible gas odor at 17600 14th Avenue North came in at 1:40 p.m. The Plymouth Fire Department has not yet been able to determine what the odor is.

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Residents were sent to a local church. One person initially complained of difficulty breathing, but no one has yet been hospitalized.

As of 7:45 p.m., residents were being allowed back into the building.

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Anthony Brousseau

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