6 students at Eastern High School in Vorhees along with a teacher have been hospitalized because of a fire inside a lab.

 

Eastern High School in Voorhees (Eastern Camden School District)

A message on the school district website said the students and teacher were transported to area hospitals for "medical treatment and precautionary reasons."

According to WPVI TV, the fire was inside the chemistry lab and was quickly brought under control.

A woman who answered the phone at the high school says parents
were being notified and the school would not comment beyond the
statement posted on the website.

Voorhees police responded to the scene but didn't immediately provide additional details.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.