Noxious substance takes over London, Ont. apartment building, police evacuate

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London Police were kept busy early Sunday morning as they were called out to an east end apartment building to deal with a noxious substance.

Police, Middlesex EMS, and the London Fire Department, including their Hazmat Team, arrived on scene around 2:10 a.m. to an apartment building located on Godfrey Drive.

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Police say the noxious substance appeared to be contained to a single unit, but the entire building was evacuated for precautionary reasons.

One individual was taken to hospital with minor injuries as a result of the harmful fumes.

Officers say at this point, there is no threat to the public and the investigation continues. They did not say what the substance was.

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