New Visions Academy evacuated after strong odor detected in building

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A school in Capitol Heights was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a strong, pungent odor, fire officials say.

Prince George's County Fire officials say that Haz-Mat crews were called to the New Visions Academy at 8601 Ashwood Dr.

Crews found that the odor was coming from a stripping compound that construction workers were using on floors in the building.

No one was injured or sickened by the odor.

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