HALETHORPE, Md. (WJZ) — A strange odor forced evacuations in part of a Baltimore County neighborhood.

Fire officials said a chemical odor along Fenor Rd. and Virginia Ave. was reported around 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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Families on both sides of the street were evacuated and at least one person was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

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Crews flushed sewer lines with water to get rid of the odor but did not say what the cause was.

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