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UPDATED: Firefighters Investigating Complaints of Strange Odor at Disneyland

While not considered a hazardous materials situation, six people are complaining of symptoms.

Originally posted at 1:46 p.m. March 28, 2014. Updated with new information. 

Four Disneyland employees today complained of nausea from paint fumes at the theme park and were taken to an area hospital to be checked out, a police lieutenant said.

The employees, who work in a backstage area of the park, called authorities about 1:15 p.m., saying the odor from wet paint made them sick to their stomachs and affected their breathing, Anaheim police Lt. Tim Schmidt said.

"So all four were taken to a local hospital and are expected to be released soon," Schmidt said.

No Disneyland guests were affected, and the incident did not affect operations at the theme park, Schmidt said.

--City News Service

Scott Robertson March 28, 2014 at 06:02 PM
So what was it?
Penny Arévalo March 28, 2014 at 07:30 PM
Paint fumes. Story updated
Larry Jackson March 28, 2014 at 07:51 PM
Couldn't be. Must've been Pumba!

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