PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Several people were checked out by medics after inhaling gas fumes at the Carnegie Library on Friday afternoon.READ MORE: Search For Suspects Continues After Student Killed In Shooting Outside Oliver Citywide Academy
It happened around 3:45 p.m. at the Carnegie Library on Smithfield Street.
Nearby construction crews had been using a propane tank and did not shut it off all the way.READ MORE: When Should You Take A PCR Test Vs. A Rapid Antigen Test?
Pittsburgh Police spokeswoman Sonya Toler confirmed that at least ten people were evaluated. No one had to be sent to the hospital.
After crews discovered the source of the fumes, they shut the tank off. Toler says everything was back to normal around 5 p.m.MORE NEWS: Fox Chapel Area School District Brings New Therapy Resource To Students And Staff
The library closed for the day after the incident.