New Hampshire hospital evacuated due to possible odor leak

The emergency room and operating room areas were reportedly evacuated, as a precaution, according to WMUR.
1:40 | 08/11/17

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Transcript for New Hampshire hospital evacuated due to possible odor leak
Well we're still we remain and that back entrance road to the emergency room and as you can see behind this it's still busy seeing a road is closed to anyone entering the hospital. We've just spoke with Deborah bass a pulley she's the director of public affairs here. She explains that it was about 1115 today. Patients and staff working in the OR department complained of dizziness varying degrees of nausea. Because of that. They out of an abundance of caution shut it down evacuated both the operating room areas and emergency room department. And they're working with fire and police to determine a cause and in the meantime they're in the process of evaluating in transporting about twenty patients that were affected that would include both people working in the hospital and patients that were here. We aren't getting much more at shall see right here we have cars stopping trying to find out what's going on police can't say much yet because it is. The situation that is ongoing. Again about twenty people affected by this out of an abundance of caution. People have been asked to stay out of the hospital that aren't in their already evacuated the emergency room and operating roms. And other area departments have been called into com and evaluate in transport. Anyone affected I asked him the best for early. That's bowling Howell extreme these injuries or. Peace people being affected are in she said it has to do with varying degrees of nausea and that this. Reaction is out of an abundance of caution she plans to update us on a regular basis but for now live next to Jennifer constantly and it's not.

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