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.READ MORE: First African American To Lead The Maryland National Guard Was Honored After 38-Years Of Service
Families on both sides of the street were evacuated and at least one person was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.READ MORE: A Dad Who Traveled 1,200 Miles For Covid-19 Care Is Finally Going Home. Here's What He Wants You To Know
Crews flushed sewer lines with water to get rid of the odor but did not say what the cause was.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Urges People To Get Vaccinated With Super Weekend Flu Clinic