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Bensalem High School Evacuated After Chemical Spill

BENSALEM,PA (CBS) — Several hundred students and staff were evacuated from Bensalem High School Tuesday afternoon after an apparent leak and spill of a chemical in a school science lab.

Firefighters, police and members of the Bucks County Hazardous Incident Response team were dispatched to the school about 1 p.m.

Hazmat team members in protective suits went into the school to retrieve and clean up a formaldehyde spill, according to a school district spokeswoman.

No one was injured and students and staff were sent to bleachers in the nearby stadium.

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