Tuesday 16 January 2018

Scary Spice - Red faces as suspected hazmat at evacuated school found to be pumpkin spice air freshener

Halloween pumpkins on rocks in a forest at night
Halloween pumpkins on rocks in a forest at night
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

A Baltimore high school was evacuated on Friday after a sweet scent led staff to suspect a hazardous substance was present.

ABC News reported that students and staff at the Cristo Re Jesuit High School were evacuated with two students and three adults complaining of 'feeling sick'.

However, the Baltimore City Fire Department later confirmed to ABC that the source of the nauseous scent was simply a pumpkin spice air freshener.

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