Elementary school evacuated due to mercury spill

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Whatley Elementary School has been evacuated after a teacher dropped a thermometer, causing a mercury spill. After the teacher cleaned up the spill, she reportedly felt dizzy, confirmed Michaelle Chapman, Birmingham City Schools spokesperson. The incident happened around 11 a.m.

FOX 6 news crews have video of the school being evacuated and someone being transported to the hospital. The school is located at 549 43rd Street North in Birmingham.

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