Students taken to hospital after can of Mace goes off in Redford Twp. classroom, firefighters say

Firefighters say fewer than 6 students taken to hospital as precaution

Washington-Parks Academy (WDIV)
Washington-Parks Academy (WDIV)

REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Multiple students were taken to the hospital Tuesday after a can of Mace went off inside a Redford Township classroom, firefighters said.

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Redford Fire Department officials said fewer than a half-dozen students were taken to a hospital as a precaution. They had irritation in their eyes, officials said. They're expected to be OK.

The incident happened at Washington-Parks Academy at the corner of Telegraph and Plymouth roads.

No additional information has been released.

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