FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Students were temporarily evacuated from a school in Fort Worth after a strong chemical smell wafted through the building.

Young Women’s Leadership Academy in Fort Worth (Credit: CBS 11 News)

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It was close to the lunch hour when the Fort Worth Fire Department and ambulances were called to the Young Women’s Leadership Academy on 8th Street, near Sundance Square.

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MedStar workers treated more than 20 people at the scene. Four patients, two adults and two children, were taken to a local hospital as a precaution.

Students were off campus for about half-an-hour and were allowed back in the building after the fire department gave the all clear.

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A hazardous materials team was called to the scene, but officials haven’t said exactly what caused the smell.