Monrovia, CA: Shelter-in-Place Ordered After Chemical Spill

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
December 9, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

In Monrovia in California, a shelter-in-place has been ordered after a hazardous materials spill.

The shelter-in-place was ordered on Monday shortly after noon, reported NBC.

An unknown chemical odor sickened about 150 employees at a local business, prompting the order.

The shelter-in-place is for employees and residents in the 100 block of Railroad Avenue.

A hazardous materials crew responded to the situation.

Monrovia is in San Gabriel Valley in Los Angeles County.

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Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.