Would you like to receive local news notifications on your desktop?
West Babylon High School evacuated after fumes in hallway make dozens sick
Posted: 3:42 PM, Dec 15, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-15 15:42:13-05
Dozens were sickened by an odor in the hallway of West Babylon High School Tuesday afternoon. (Keith Lopez/PIX11 News)
WEST BABYLON, N.Y. — Dozens of people at a Suffolk County high school were hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after an odor in the hallway made people sick.
Police received a call just before noon about a chemical leak in the hallway of West Babylon Senior High School on Great Neck East Road.
By 12:30 p.m., the school began dismissing students.
The district says if students are experiencing any symptoms to seek medical attention.
It’s unknown when the school will be cleared to reopen.
Copyright 2020 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.