76 Students Sent to Hospital for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning at Iowa Law Enforcement Academy
JOHNSTON, Iowa – Seventy-six students at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy at Camp Dodge are being treated at Des Moines metro hospitals after a carbon monoxide leak was reported at a dormitory Thursday morning. Judy Bradshaw, Director of the ILEA, says an overnight security guard noticed a strong odor of gas at the dormitory just before 6:00 a.m. She called 911 and immediately contacted the sleeping students and began evacuating the building.