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Pepper spray released into N. Portland hotel, three injured

Posted July 24

— HazMat crews were called to a hotel in North Portland Monday after they received reports of an irritant being released into the air.

Portland Fire & Rescue crews responded to the Courtyard Marriott in the 1200 block of North Anchor Way just after 7 a.m.

Witnesses said some sort of substance was released into the air. Crews later said the irritant was pepper spray.

Firefighters said three people were treated for injuries at the scene.

Crews are assessing the scene. Please stay with FOX 12 for more information.

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