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Emergency Services investigating reports of gas-like smell throughout Red Deer

May 30, 2019 9:18 AM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

Red Deer Emergency Services is hearing reports about a gas-like odour throughout Red Deer.

Red Deer Emergency Services is investigating these reports and searching for the source. The odour does not appear to be dangerous, however if residents are feeling ill as result of the smell, they are advised to call Health Link at 8-1-1.

A special air quality statement is in effect for Red Deer due to wildfire smoke from Northern Alberta. Please also call Health Link at 8-1-1 if you are experiencing symptoms from wildfire smoke.  

For more information, contact:

John Gelinas
Deputy Fire Chief Administration
The City of Red Deer
403-356-2310

Communications & Strategic Planning
The City of Red Deer
403-342-8147

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