Police Dept partially evacuated for dangerous carbon monoxide - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Police Dept partially evacuated for dangerous carbon monoxide

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By James Clark | email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Part of the Lubbock police department was evacuated Sunday afternoon after a carbon monoxide alarm.  At about 1:45 PM, firefighters and EMS responded to the police department and shut down the police dispatch center.  For less than an hour, police officers were dispatched through the fire department's dispatch center. 

There were no reports of injuries and police dispatchers were allowed to return to their communication center on the condition that the heating system not be turned on.  City maintenance crews were on the scene and isolated the problem for repairs. 

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