WASHINGTON - A D.C. high school was evacuated Thursday morning after fumes from a construction site impacted the building.
Dunbar High School in Northwest, D.C. was evacuated around 9:30 a.m.
Officials say fuel soaked soil at a nearby construction zone was releasing fumes into the school building. One school employee was transported for observation and hazmat crews conducted tests inside.
No students were reported injured. Students were allowed back inside around 11 a.m.
.@DunbarHSDC reoccupied after our Hazmat unit metered building and found air quality safe. Our units have cleared the scene.— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) April 27, 2017