An investigation into an incident at the Noor-Ul-Iman school has uncovered no health hazards. The 200 students were evacuated from the school shortly after 10:15 am after three students fell ill. Staff members at the school called police after one student began to experience health related problems. Staff described the student as complaining of stomach pain, then turning blue and nearly passing out. Two additional students reported health issues within minutes and school official evacuated the building. Two staff members complained of feeling ill after the evacuation.
The South Brunswick Police, Kingston Fire Department, South Brunswick EMS, Kendall Park First Aid Squad and Middlesex County Hazmat Unit responded to the school. Two students’ age’s 7-years-old and 8-years-old were taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and one 7-year-old was taken to Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick for evaluation. All three students were treated and released. The two staff members were evaluated at the scene and declined to go to the hospital.
Middlesex County Hazmat officials ran several tests of the facility but could not find any cause for the health issues. School officials decided to cancel classes for the rest of the day. Parents picked up the students without further issues.
The school houses kindergarten through second grade.
DSgt James Ryan