Ohio high school closed a third day due to odor


GALLOWAY, Ohio (AP) -- A central Ohio high school will remain closed Wednesday, the third day students have missed classes due to an odor that made several feel ill.

Columbus media outlets report the state fire marshal's office and other investigators will try to determine the cause of the odor at Westland High School in Galloway.

The school was first evacuated Monday morning, and about a dozen students and staff who felt nauseated or dizzy were checked at hospitals as a precaution. Students returned Tuesday but were again evacuated when the odor resurfaced.

A South-Western City Schools spokeswoman says the district has hired experts in air quality and building mechanical systems to help determine the cause of the odor. She says the school will not be reopened until building issues are ruled out.