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Sullivan Elementary School deemed safe following evacuation for mysterious odor

Hazmat officials could not determine the source of the odor.

Fire officials have not determined the source of a mysterious odor that led to the evacuation of James J. Sullivan Elementary School in Wissinoming this morning, and have deemed the building safe for students to return.

At about 8:40 a.m., someone from the school reported a mysterious odor at the K-5 school on 5300 Ditman Street, according to Executive Fire Chief Richard Davison. The fire department dispatched its Hazmat team and declared the incident under control at 8:51. PGW was also on location.

Officials evacuated 661 children and staff and transported them to Warren G. Harding Elementary a few blocks away, Davison said. There were no reported injuries.