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Mystery Odor Reported Near Convention Center in Hartford

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    They know where it's coming from but they don't know what it is, Department of Transportation officials say about a mystery odor in downtown Hartford.

    Officials know the odor is coming from a DOT pump station directly behind the Convention Center and it appears the odor can be traced to a manhole at the pump station. 

    fficials are calling this "a hazardous material event ," the Department of Environmental Protection took a water sample and other tests are being conducted.

    The rear section of the convention center was evacuated as a precaution and ramps to Interstate 84 were shut down. No injuries were reported.