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Students at Walt Disney Elementary evacuated due to HAZMAT incident

MISHAWAKA, Ind. -- Students at Walt Disney Elementary School were evacuated Friday afternoon because of a HAZMAT situation.

South Bend Fire Battalion Chief Bob Means says they were called to the school around 1 p.m. to investigate an odor.

In the boiler room they located a corrosive material, which they contained.

Crews exposed to the material suffered some skin irritation.

Firefighters began packing up and clearing the scene around 4:30 p.m.

No students were injured.

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