MIAMI (WSVN) - Fire rescue units responded to an elementary school in Miami after several people fell ill inside the cafeteria.
According to Miami Fire Rescue, crews responded to a hazardous call at Orchard Villa Elementary School, located at 5720 NW 13th Ave.
Miami-Dade Schools said several employees became sick inside the cafeteria during lunch time for some unknown reason.
A handful of students were inside the lunch room at the time of the incident and were evacuated. They were not affected.
A total of seven people were transported to nearby hospitals.
7Skyforce HD flew over the scene, where officials were seen outside the school. A City of Miami Fire Rescue ambulance was seen transporting someone to Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Fire rescue crews have deemed this a “full building assignment.”
Officials have not determined what caused the illness but said it was confined to the kitchen.
Students were given bagged lunches as a precaution.
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