Bangor Hotel Contamination Scare 

Haz Mat and Decontamination teams were taking no chances on the Odlin Road in Bangor Thursday night.The call came in around 8:45 Thursday night from the Howard Johnson’s of a suspicious odor on the first and second floors, and reports of several people vomiting profusely.Fire and rescue crews from surrounding towns descended on the hotel.Guests as well as everyone else inside was evacuated.Four firefighters as well as two other people were taken to the hospital to be treated for exposure, they have since been released.No word on what it was that they were exposed to. We’re told their injuries are not serious.Crews started clearing the scene about 4 Friday morning. Police officers will remain on the scene until it’s deemed safe.The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has reportedly been called, and will check the building sometime Friday. Until then, everyone has been told to stay out.