Detergent fumes possible cause of illness at Dayton business, fire official says

UPDATE @ 11:11 p.m.: Detergent fumes or a medical condition unrelated to the fumes could have been the cause of an emergency dispatch to a Dayton business, fire Battalion Chief Dave Wright said.

The woman who was the focus of the call also could have suffered a medical reaction to the fumes, he said.

The air at the business, Norwood Medical, was tested and determined to be clear.

The regional Hazmat team vehicle was dispatched to the scene as a precaution, Wright said.


A Dayton Regional Hazardous Materials Team vehicle has been called to the scene of a business following a request for medical assistance.

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A crew was dispatched after a call came to Montgomery County Regional Dispatch about 9:52 p.m. about a woman, believed to be in her late 40s, who was experiencing breathing difficulties at Norwood Medical.

The facility, located at 2122 Winners Circle, is off Webster Street.

We have a crew on scene and we are working to learn more. We will update this developing report.

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