Unidentified Odor Causes Sickens Carson Workers

  • 11/19/2013
  • Reporters Desk

Several people were complained of irritation and coughing spells as a result of a foul odor reported at about 9:16 p.m. Nov. 18, near the Brookville International packing plant in Carson, Los Angeles County Fire Department officials said.

While there only was about 25 people were working at the warehouse on the 20900 block of Maciel Avenue, 69 people from the surrounding area were evaluated. Only 13 of those people were treated in area hospitals, all of whom were released the same night.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s HAZMAT were called to investigate. But as of the posting of this brief, HAZMAT has not yet determined the cause or the origin of the odor.



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