Orange County

Deputies: I-Drive hotel evacuated due to ‘suspicious odor,’ no hazard found

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A hotel on International Drive was evacuated on Friday afternoon after reports of a “suspicious odor,” Orange County deputies said.

Deputies said Woodsprings Suites, located at 11781 International Drive, was evacuated at 12:20 p.m. out of an abundance of caution.


Firefighters said one patient was transported as a hazmat alert.

Investigators said that before 2:30 p.m. that nothing hazardous was found.

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Channel 9 has a crew on the way to the hotel to gather additional details. Stay tuned to Eyewitness News for updates.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson,

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.