Dozens hospitalized after Hazmat situation at Kingston high school

KINGSTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Authorities are investigating a hazmat situation at a high school in Kingston that sent a teacher and dozens of students to the hospital on Friday, officials said.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office Hazardous Materials Team responded to Silver Lake Regional High School after receiving a report of an odor in a classroom.

More than 30 people were taken to area hospitals to be evaluated, a spokesperson for the Department of Fire Services confirmed.

The school has been evacuated while the situation is assessed.

No additional information was immediately available.

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