About 20 Taken to Hospital After HAZMAT Situation in Rockville

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    About 20 people have been taken to the hospital after exposure to fumes in a Rockville building.

    Montgomery County Fire & EMS crews responded to the 9700 block of Key West Avenue shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday for the report of an odor in the building.

    The building was evacuated as a precaution.

    Fire officials believe that an elevator malfunction caused residual fumes throughout the building.

    Those taken to the hospital reported minor nausea and respiratory complaints.

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