School officials didn’t immediately say what caused a hazmat situation at an area school that landed a teacher in the hospital.
The teacher was hurt at Hightstown High School along Leshin Lane in Hightstown, Mercer County, N.J. around 830 a.m. Friday.
Hightstown Police said the incident appeared to be an accident and that students were evacuated as a precaution. Police didn't say where the students would be taken.
NBC10.com cameras captured emergency personnel responding to the school and buses leaving the campus.
Parents and students told NBC10.com that they were told they could go home for the day.
The high school is part of the East Windsor Regional School District.