BOSTON - A church in Boston was evacuated Friday morning after eight students reported not feeling well at a mass with students and adults.
Three of those students have been taken to an area hospital for evaluation.
Boston firefighters received reports at around 10:40 a.m. that one student had fainted while seven others complained of light-headedness and illness at Holy Name Church in West Roxbury.
JUST IN: A Boston church has been evacuated after 8 students reported feeling sick. 3 students have been transported for evaluation, but the Archdiocese says all children are safe & there's no confirmation of anything wrong in the building @boston25 https://t.co/jvyX0uEJP3— Manu Macedo (@manuoumacedo) October 12, 2018
According to the Archdiocese, a prayer service was underway at Holy Name Church for five schools with a Eucharistic Holy Hour when two to three students started feeling ill.
As a precaution, the fire chief had the students and adults evacuate the church.
The health of the other students who reported not feeling well was deemed non-life threatening. The Archdiocese says all children are safe and they have no confirmation there was anything wrong in the building.
A haz mat team called to the scene to check the air quality classified the air quality as fine.
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