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“Suspicious odor” investigated at Cody Child Development Center

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A “suspicious odor” reported this morning at the Cody Child Development Center on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall has led to the relocation of the center’s children to another portion of the center as JBM-HH Fire and Rescue services investigate.

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“Suspicious odor” investigated at Cody Child Development Center

  1. 1. Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Fort Myer, Arlington, Va. • Fort McNair, Washington D.C. Henderson Hall, Arlington, Va. News Release Public Affairs Office 204 Lee Avenue Fort Myer, VA 22211-1199 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: Jan. 14, 2016 POC: Rob Joswiak, JBM-HH Media Relations P: 703-696-2976 Email: Robert.h.joswiak.civ@mail.mil “Suspicious odor” investigated at Cody Child Development Center Parents notified to pick up children at Center A “suspicious odor” reported this morning at the Cody Child Development Center on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall has led to the relocation of the center’s children to another portion of the center as JBM-HH Fire and Rescue services investigate. Emergency services responded after detection of a “suspicious odor” in the facility earlier this morning. At approximately 11:30 a.m., the emergency services Parents of the children have been notified and are asked by the center’s management to pick up their children as soon as possible. “Our primary concern is the safety of everyone involved,” said Col. Mike Henderson, JBM-HH commander. “We are doing everything possible to mitigate any potential danger to children, staff and others involved.” Children are being screened and will be treated by medical services on scene. Joint base officials said that there is a plan in place to quickly relocate children to another portion of the joint base if responders’ investigation determines that there is indeed a safety hazard present. Parents seeking additional information about the situation can contact the Cody Child Development Center’s management at 703-696-3712. Additional information will be released as available. Please check the JBM-HH Facebook page at www.facebook.com/jbmhh for additional details as they become available.
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