Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Port of L.A. police officer hospitalized from inhaling fumes
A Port of Los Angeles police officer was hospitalized Friday after breathing in mysterious fumes thought to have been leaked by a cargo container in the harbor area, according to port officials. The officer was reported to be in fair to serious condition.
The officer was exposed to fumes in an area on the border of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, near a container carrying rail line and a major port terminal, reported Eric Scott on behalf of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Approximately 30 firefighters were on the scene to determine the source and content of the fumes and to cap any leak.
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