N.H. hospital evacuated after odor detected in emergency room

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EXETER, N.H. - EXETER, N.H. - Exeter Hospital in New Hampshire was evacuated Friday morning and extra ambulances were called in after reports of an odor in the emergency room, according to WPXI sister station WFXT Boston.
 
The in-patient operating room was also part of the area closed out of an "abundance of caution," according to WFXT.

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New Hampshire One reports employees were asked to leave the hospital around 11:30 a.m. when police and other first responders were called.
 
According to a spokesperson for the hospital, five staff members began showing symptoms like dizziness around 8:30 a.m. The number of patients increased to about 20 as the morning went on.
 
WFXT reports the only people affected were staff.
 
Go to WFXT's site for the full story.


 

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