• Lake County school bus fills with coolant fumes, sending several children to hospital

    By: Kevin Williams

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    LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - A bus full of Lake County School students filled with fumes from a coolant leak, sending several children to the hospital.

    According to the Lake County School District, 37 kids were on a school bus Tuesday morning when students started to complain about a strong smell.

    The school district said the students were picked up in Minneola, but did not give details about where the bus was when students fell ill. 


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    Two students were transported to the hospital as a precaution, the school district said. Another student was taken to the hospital by a parent.

    School officials haven’t said what kind of symptoms the students were experiencing, but they did say the students are in stable condition. It's not clear what ages the children are.

    A district spokesperson said parents had been notified. 

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