GARDEN GROVE (AP) — Orange County authorities are investigating why somebody sprayed pepper spray at a Garden Grove hotel, prompting the evacuation of an entire floor.
City Fire Captain Thanh Nguyen says the odor was so overwhelming that the first crews on the scene late Monday upgraded the call to a hazmat response.READ MORE: 3-Alarm Blaze Rips Through Abandoned Covina School
Agencies from multiple nearby agencies responded and evacuated the third floor of Candlewood Suites on Garden Grove Boulevard.READ MORE: Protests Continue Outside Sigma Nu House On USC's Fraternity Row As New Sexual Assault Allegations Emerge
Nguyen says no one was treated or taken to a hospital and everyone who evacuated was either relocated to another floor or another hotel.
The Orange County Register reports authorities determined that pepper spray was sprayed in a guest room, but they’re not sure why.MORE NEWS: Lawmaker Calls For Change On California Film Sets After Prop-Gun Shooting Death Of Halyna Hutchins By Alec Baldwin
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