Crews Clean Mold in Sicklerville School After Teachers Report - Fox 2 News Headlines

Crews Clean Mold in Sicklerville School After Teachers Report Sickness

Posted: Updated:

Only FOX29 cameras were outside Ann Mullen Middle School in Sicklerville NJ when remediation crews were spending their Friday night cleaning up mold in classrooms.

Teachers contacted FOX29 earlier this week, saying they and a few students got sick recently. 

District officials confirmed "slightly elevated levels of mold" in two classrooms, a guidance counselor's office and part of the library.

They confirmed reports of general illness as well but dismissed the mold as a possible cause. 

"I believe the school is safe however anytime we receive a report from an (external agency), we want to be a good owner," said Superintendent John Bilodeau.

He said the cleaning crews were dispatched a day after the district got a report from the Camden County Health Department documenting the mold levels.

The remediation work will continue through the Columbus Day weekend. Bilodeau said testing teams will be back out to confirm the levels are down before school will be re-opened.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Police: Man Left Child In Car While Gambling In Del.

    Police: Man Left Child In Car While Gambling In Del.

    Delaware State Police have arrested a Maryland man for leaving his child unattended in a car while he was gambling in a casino.
    Delaware State Police have arrested a Maryland man for leaving his child unattended in a car while he was gambling in a casino.
  • New Jersey OKs Trump Plaza shutdown Sept. 16

    New Jersey OKs Trump Plaza shutdown Sept. 16

    New Jersey casino regulators have given final approval to Trump Plaza's plan to shut down in two weeks.
    New Jersey casino regulators have given final approval to Trump Plaza's plan to shut down in two weeks.
  • Friends work to 'save' Pennsylvania bucket bear

    Friends work to 'save' Pennsylvania bucket bear

    A group of friends has tracked down and helped to save a western Pennsylvania bear that got its head stuck in a bucket-like contraption.
    A group of friends has tracked down and helped to save a western Pennsylvania bear that got its head stuck in a bucket-like contraption.
Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices