Suspicious odor evacuates Bethesda bank

WASHINGTON – A bank in Bethesda has been evacuated because of a suspicious odor Tuesday morning.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Capt. Oscar Garcia tells WTOP at least four people said they weren’t feeling well after some type of odor was discovered near the teller area. No one has been taken to the hospital at this time.

Fire and hazardous materials units responded around 9:40 a.m. and tested the air quality.

Nothing toxic was found, however, both units remained at the scene in the 10400 block of Old Georgetown Road.

The cause is still under investigation. Follow WTOP on Twitter.

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