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Air conditioner leak forces guests to evacuate Wesley Chapel hotel

By Times staff

WESLEY CHAPEL About 175 guests evacuated a hotel after toxic fumes from a leaky air conditioner unit filled the building, according to Pasco County Fire Rescue.

The leak created a plume of gas that diffused through all four floors of the Quality Inn at 27615 Wesley Chapel Blvd., fire officials said. It was unclear if anybody was injured.

Pasco firefighters requested aid from Tampa Fire Rescue.

No additional information was immediately available.