Utah National Guard Sends Team To Layton To Assist In Petroleum Odor Investigation
Feb 27, 2019, 12:43 PM
LAYTON, Utah – The Utah National Guard sent a civil support team Wednesday to assist in the investigation of possible petroleum vapors Layton residents have reported this month.
On Feb. 14, the Davis County Health Department and Utah Department of Environmental Quality received reports of petroleum odors from residents near the intersection of Gentile and Angel streets, according to a flyer distributed to residents in the surrounding area.
City officials added it had received reports of gasoline odors coming from storm drains in the city. The complaints remain under investigation.
The Utah National Guard announced their assistance in a tweet Wednesday morning.
Update: no illnesses reported. We are only helping to identify any possible contaminants. https://t.co/SUiA4bG9E0
— Utah National Guard (@UTNationalGuard) February 27, 2019
In an update, the Utah National Guard wrote that no illnesses have been reported as a result of the odors and that the team was sent to identify any possible contaminants.