School evacuated in Northeast Philadelphia for hazmat incident

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Firefighters and a hazardous materials team are investigating an incident at a school in Northeast Philadelphia.

The call came in before 2:30 p.m. Thursday from the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush School.

Action News has learned the school in the 11000 block of Knights Road was evacuated.

Video from Chopper 6 showed firefighters and police outside the school near a large crane.

No further details about the incident were released.

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