Orange County

Unknown Chemical Odor Invades Orange County Areas

Authorities are investigating reports of a chemical odor in two cities in Orange County.

The Huntington Beach and Costa Mesa Fire Departments received reports Thursday night of a strong odor traveling through the city. 

Both departments stated via a press release that several cities are experiencing these conditions. Fire crews began an investigation but a source has yet to be determined. 

Authorities recommend closing all windows and doors and urge the public to call 911 in case someone begins showing abnormal symptoms. 

Regarding the chemical smell, you can call the South Coast Air Quality Management District at 1-800-288-7664.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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