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Fourty-eight students and staff were taken to an area hospital after an elementary school in far south suburban Bourbonnais was evacuated on Thursday 16th March due to “a gas smell”

Noel LeVasseur Elementary School was evacuated about 2 p.m. as the fire department investigated the school. The school’s superintendent said the staff and students were transported to Riverside and St. Mary’s hospitals in Kankakee after having “minor headaches.”

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