Odor Causes Some Howell County Residents To Be Evacuated

WILLOW SPRINGS - Some residents of Howell County were being evacuated due to an unknown oder along 230 West Main in Willow Springs.  Residents started to notice the "Sewer gas smell" around 8:30 Wednesday morning.  Since then one hundred city blocks and twenty five people have been evacuated and several chemical teams including the Region G Hazmat Team and the DNR have been called in to investigate.  The cause of the oder is still unknow at this time.