The Seattle Fire Department recently evacuated a church and a daycare due to “cough inducing fumes” coming from a backpack in a bathroom. Fortunately, it was nothing more than a busted can of Axe body spray.

That’s according to (h/t New York Daily News). Somebody spotted the bag and called 911; the fire department arrived and then called a hazmat team:

After the church building was evacuated, and a neighboring daycare, and the surrounding streets were blocked off, the team ventured into the fume-filled bathroom.

It didn’t take long, however, for the team to identify the source of the offending vapors. The can of Axe body spray was found to be malfunctioning and continuously giving off the fumes.


This isn’t the first time something like this has happened, either. Please do not use Axe body spray. Thank you.

Image via AP.

Senior Writer, Jezebel

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