US: Several people report illness after opening package at Beth El Jewish school in Pikesville

BREAKING: Several people are reporting illness after a suspicious package was opened at Beth El Jewish School in Pikesville, Maryland.

The Baltimore County Fire Department and HazMat crews responded to the scene shortly after it was reported.

Hazmat crews are currently scanning the building with meters for chemicals and gases but say nothing significant has been detected.

33 staff members and 78 children remain in the school.

Details to follow.

US Several people report illness after opening package at Beth El Jewish school and synagogue in Pikesville