Monday, May 13, 2019

Multiple Students Exposed To Spray Irritant on School Bus at Church St and Capitol Dr, Maine Township

Des Plaines police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:19 PM Monday to a report of students on a school bus exposed to eye irritant spray dispersal at Church Street and Capitol Drive Des Plaines, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that

MABAS Division 3 EMS Plan 1 on Box #3 for eye irritant spray dispersal on a school bus (MACE or Pepper Spray).

EMS Plan 1 activated at 3:28 p.m. for 12-14 exposures to pepper spray.

Eleven total transports to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. There were 52 students on the bus; 40 students are OK, and 12 were exposed. One patient arrived on the scene and was going to transport their child to the hospital

School administrators arrived on the scene. Eleven patients were transported by ambulance. A second bus arrived on the scene to transport the uninjured students.



EMS: North Maine A1 Niles A2, Park Ridge A36, Des Plaines A61, Glenview A7

CHIEF(S): BC1 100




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