VALLEJO, Calif. (KTVU) - The Vallejo Police Department was evacuated on Thursday after elevated carbon monoxide levels were detected, according to fire officials.
At around 7 a.m. firefighters and hazmat crews were dispatched to Vallejo PD headquarters at 111 Amador St. Dispatchers had reported a strong stench that smelled like rotten eggs.
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Dispatchers reported a strong "rotten egg" smell early this morning.
It has been determined that malfunctioning equip in the electrical room is the likely source.
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The odor was traced to a backup battery in an electrical room. Hazmat crews responded to the scene to assess the battery. The police station reopened about an hour later. No one was injured.