8 patients, including 2 LAPD officers, hospitalized after hazmat situation in North Hollywood

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Eight people, including two Los Angeles police officers, were hospitalized after being exposed to an unknown substance in North Hollywood Monday night, authorities said.

Firefighters responded to a medical emergency at a family housing unit near Lankershim Boulevard and Stagg Street at about 10 p.m., according to Eric Talamantes with the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Hazmat units were brought in, along with additional LAPD officers.

Among the patients treated included one child, whose age was not known.

The patients were transported as a precaution and all are expected to be OK.

The two police officers did not show any symptoms from the substance.
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