By CBSLA Staff

ONTARIO (CBSLA) – At least 29 people were sickened in a hazmat incident at an Ontario facility Thursday morning.

Feb. 4, 2021. (Ontario Fire Department)

Sometime before 8:45 a.m., the Ontario Fire Department responded to a hazmat call in the 1700 block of South Baker Avenue.

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Firefighters responded to find 29 patients showing symptoms. Nine were transported to local hospitals, the fire department said.

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The situation was confined to one facility, the fire department told CBSLA. The nature of the hazmat incident was not confirmed.

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The public was advised to avoid the area.