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‘Hazardous material incident’ reported at Bloomfield school

BLOOMFIELD, Ind. (WTWO) — A hazardous material incident has been reported at Eastern Greene Middle School in Bloomfield, Indiana.

According to a press release from the Center-Jackson Fire Territory, “some people have been transported to area hospitals for observation.” Authorities say no major injuries have been reported at this time.

The state fire marshal’s office is currently investigating the incident along with local fire departments.

Eastern Greene schools will be closed Friday while authorities look into a possible air quality issue at the middle school and elementary campus.

Officials noted there is no gas leak at the school.


Colder and quiet rest of the week

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A good 20° swing Wednesday morning with temperatures in the lower to mid-20s this morning with feel-like temperatures in the teens. It will be a clear start then brighter heading through the rest of the morning and the afternoon! Sunshine won’t help us out too much in terms of temperatures today. Daytime highs should warm to the upper 30s. Wednesday night will be a cold one with lows in the lower 20s with a partly cloudy sky.

Thursday will be another cold one with highs struggling to reach 30°. It’ll still be a bright one with a mostly to partly sunny sky. A slow warming trend will start Friday with highs warming to the upper 30s with a mixture of sun and clouds.

This weekend will be split with a chance of showers arriving late in the day Sunday. Highs will continue to warm to the mid-40s Saturday with a partly sunny sky. Clouds return Sunday with showers later in the evening and overnight. Rain will continue through Monday. Tuesday looks to be a dry day for now then showers should return by midweek with highs in the mid 40s.