Mercury leak at Daniel Hand High School

MADISON, Conn. (WTNH) — At Daniel Hand High School, a minimal amount of mercury leaked from a control panel of a kiln in a closet at about 11 a.m. on Thursday.

As a precaution, students were dismissed for the day as the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection responded to the scene and supervised clean up efforts.

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The superintendent says school will be open tomorrow.

There were no injuries as a result of this incident.

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