LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Authorities say four people were taken to a hospital after a chemical spilled in a building housing Louisville Metro Police Department’s property room.
Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell said about 100 employees were evacuated as a precaution after a strong odor was reported at about 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Mitchell said four people were taken to a hospital, and he says more may have been transported by private vehicle. Their conditions are not considered serious.
According to multiple media reports, Louisville Fire and Rescue spokesman Sal Melendez says the chemical involved was dry ammonia.