Chemical Spill Forces Evacuations at New Haven School

Students were evacuated from part of Common Ground High School in New Haven Friday morning after a small chemical spill.

The spill happened in a lab at the school on Springside Avenue, according to fire officials.

Hazmat crews were called to the scene to deal with the spill.

About 200 students were evacuated to a different section of the school as a precaution. One student reported watery eyes, but there were no injuries, according to a city official.

It was not clear what chemical was spilled.

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