ONTARIO (CBSLA) – At least 29 people were sickened in a hazmat incident at an Ontario facility Thursday morning.
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Sometime before 8:45 a.m., the Ontario Fire Department responded to a hazmat call in the 1700 block of South Baker Avenue.READ MORE: LASD Searching For 30-Year-Old Schizophrenic
Firefighters responded to find 29 patients showing symptoms. Nine were transported to local hospitals, the fire department said.
The situation was confined to one facility, the fire department told CBSLA. The nature of the hazmat incident was not confirmed.MORE NEWS: Report: Anti-Asian Hate Crime Rose 76% In LA County
The public was advised to avoid the area.