4 Disneyland Cast Members Hospitalized Due to “Wet Paint” Fumes: Update

See the update at the end of this post on four cast members being hospitalized.

ORIGINAL POST, MARCH 28, 1:49 P.M.: A “strange odor” that is not believed to be from a hazardous material has sent Anaheim fire crews to Disneyland today.

As many as six people have complained of symptoms, according to initial reports.


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UPDATE, MARCH 28, 3:32 P.M.: Four Disneyland cast members were taken to a local hospital this afternoon after complaining of nausea from paint fumes, according to police.

Authorities were called backstage at the theme park around 1:15 p.m. about the “wet paint” odor that sickened the employees to their stomachs, Anaheim Police Lt. Tim Schmidt told City News Service.

The trip to the hospital was just a precaution and all were expected to be quickly released, the police agency's spokesman added.

No guests at the Sniffiest Place on Earth were overcome by the fumes.

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