Residents on the top floor of a downtown Windsor high-rise were evacuated this morning.

Windsor fire services brought in its hazardous materials team following a report of an odor on the 16th floor at 810 Ouellette Avenue apartments.

People were asked to leave their units as a precaution and the building was later ventilated.

Residents were allowed to return home early Monday afternoon.

Police have been called in to investigate.

Fire crews were notified by a 911 call.