Gas Leaks in Wilmington Cause Illness in Multiple Individuals, Prompting Emergency Response
In a distressing incident on Thursday morning, leaking gases in Wilmington led to the sickness of several individuals, as reported by the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD).
The incident occurred at approximately 6:39 a.m. in the 2100 block of East Pacific Coast Highway. The LAFD responded promptly, and it was determined that the leaking gases consisted of butane and hydrogen sulfide. Fortunately, the leak was successfully contained and shut down by approximately 7:15 a.m., averting further risks.
At this time, specific details about the number of affected individuals, their ages, genders, and conditions remain undisclosed. However, the LAFD assured that their dedicated Firefighter Paramedics were actively engaged in providing ongoing patient care.
The situation continues to be closely monitored and managed by the department to ensure the well-being and recovery of those affected by the gas leaks.