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Muskegon Catholic Central evacuated; some students report breathing problems

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MUSKEGON, Mich. — Muskegon Catholic Central School students were sent home and the building evacuated after some students reported breathing issues Tuesday morning.

The school sent an alert to parents to pick up their students at the stadium. Some students have reported having breathing issues.

According to the school, the fire department is inspecting the building.  Any students who developed breathing issues were taken to Hackley Hospital for evaluation.

Of the 400+ students at the school, fewer than 20 were hospitalized.

Ken Rasp, the superintendent of Muskegon Catholic Central sent a note to parents saying that something in the building caused some breathing issues. The Muskegon Hazardous Materials Unit is in the building investigating.

We'll have more details when they become available.

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