JAMESTOWN-Employees at The Connection told WNYNewsNow they smelled “old hair dye” as they rushed out of the old Furniture Mart Building in downtown Jamestown Thursdaymorning.

As of 2:30 pm fire officials were still parked in front of 111 W. 2nd St. where a leaking HVAC system forced the evacuation of hundreds of people earlier in the day.

Deputy Chief Chet Harvey told reporter’s a triage area was established where 30 people were treated for various symptoms related to the leak.

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