Law Enforcement Academy Building Evacuated Over Gas Buildup

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — Officials say nearly 60 people with symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning were sent to hospitals after a building was evacuated at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy in suburban Des Moines.

City of Johnston firefighters and medics responded Thursday morning to the academy, which sits inside Camp Dodge. City spokeswoman Janet Wilwerding says 56 people were taken to area hospitals for treatment. A Camp Dodge spokesman, Lt. Col. Michael Wunn, says none of the people hospitalized was in serious condition.