Los Angeles Airport Carbon Dioxide Leak: Evacuated

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 Los Angeles Airport Carbon Dioxide Leak: Evacuated

Terminal 8 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was evacuated on Monday due to a possible carbon dioxide leak that left at least four people sick.

One person was taken to the hospital in serious condition, Haruts Sheva reports.

Fire brigades searched the terminal looking for the source of the leak and found that it originated in the electrical room. found that the source of the leak was a fire suppression system in an electrical room. The system releases carbon dioxide to prevent damage to electrical equipment.

Terminal 8 reopened approximately two hours after the emergency occurred.

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