‘Lack of sanitary measures’ blamed for odour that closed a part of Pembroke road


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Close by properties have been evacuated after a report of an “odd chemical odor” coming from a residence on Cecil Avenue in Pembroke Friday morning.

A stretch of the road was additionally closed as a precaution after the decision got here in at about 10 a.m., Higher Ottawa Valley OPP stated.

When firefighters went into the unoccupied residence, they concluded the odor was from “a scarcity of sanitary measures” that weren’t a menace to public security.

The road close to the West Finish Mall was reopened and neighbours have been allowed to return residence at about 1 p.m.