Chelsea apartment building evacuated after reported gaseous odor, officials say

Crews evacuated a number of residents from a Chelsea apartment building Thursday evening.

Firefighters responding to 178 Washington Avenue for a report of fuel within the building discovered unusually excessive readings on their meters as soon as inside, in response to Deputy Fire Chief Edward McGarry.

Out of an abundance of warning, officials ordered evacuations. It is unclear what number of residents are at the moment displaced.

There have been no experiences of any accidents.

Officials are nonetheless making an attempt to find out the reason for the odor and a fuel firm is on scene helping.

No additional info was instantly accessible.

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