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Foul Odor Inside 911 Call Center Sickens 7 Employees in Florida

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Posted at 8:51 AM, Mar 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-24 06:58:43-04

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) -- Health officials closed a Florida 911 call center Tuesday after a foul odor sickened seven employees. 

Crews from Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue treated the employees Tuesday afternoon and took two of them to the hospital. Some of the dispatchers were complaining of an allergic reaction.

Emergency calls are being handled in the agengy's two other call centers for now. According to officials, a company was brought in on Wednesday to test the environment inside the center.

A preliminary report on Thursday indicated all air quality tests were negative.