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Hazmat team responds to Salem preschool; nine people taken to hospital

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Emergency crews responded to the Community Action Head Start building after multiple people complained of nausea and headaches. Emergency crews responded to the Community Action Head Start building after multiple people complained of nausea and headaches.
Nine people were taken to the hospital. Nine people were taken to the hospital.
Investigators said they found no source for the fumes that were making people sick and monitors showed no signs of a gas leak. Investigators said they found no source for the fumes that were making people sick and monitors showed no signs of a gas leak.
SALEM, OR (KPTV) -

Nine people were taken to the hospital due to a possible hazmat incident at the Community Action Head Start building in Salem.

Emergency crews responded to the 2700 block of Market Street at around 11:30 a.m. after multiple people complained of nausea and headaches.

The building was evacuated. Head Start is a preschool program for children between 3-5 years old.

Investigators said they found no source for the fumes that were making people sick and monitors showed no signs of a gas leak.

Head Start staff is continuing to try to find out what caused the incident.

The conditions of the nine people taken to the hospital were not immediately available.  

Traffic was shut down in the area while police, firefighters and a hazmat team were at the scene.

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