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|Airplane Dumps Jet Fuel on Elementary School Near Los Angeles |
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A plane dumped jet fuel on an elementary school near Los Angeles on Tuesday, inflicting minor injuries on 17 children and nine adults, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said on Tuesday.
The Fire Department wrote on Twitter that the plane had dumped the fuel at an address for the Park Avenue Elementary School in Cudahy, Calif., as it was preparing to land at the Los Angeles airport.
All of the injuries were minor, the Fire Department said, and all of the 26 patients were being treated at the school without being transported to hospitals, as of about 1:30 p.m.