Pasco County hotel evacuated due to gas leak

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Pasco County Fire Rescue was called to the scene of a gas leak that evacuated a hotel Friday night.

Fire Rescue responded to the Quality Inn located at 27615 Wesley Chapel Blvd.

The main air conditioner for the building had a Freon gas leak, causing a large plume to fill four floors.

Tampa Fire Rescue was requested for mutual aid. They used a vent truck to clear out the fumes.

Hotel guests were allowed back into their rooms shortly after.

There were over 175 people staying at the hotel.

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