Strange Odor Prompts School Evacuation

Officials say three students were sent to the hospital after becoming sick from the odor.

A Gloucester county school was evacuated today due to a mysterious odor inside the building. The call went out at 11:26 a.m. at St. Mary's School on Carroll Avenue in Williamstown. Officials say several students began to feel ill and dizzy due to the smell. Investigators say three children were sickened by the odor and were taken to Kennedy Hospital. Their conditions have not yet been revealed.

Emergency crews are still trying to determine the cause of the smell. The school was evacuated and all of the students were sent home for the day. The school will also be closed on Tuesday.

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