23 kids, 1 adult treated for heat-related illness at McClintock Middle


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Emergency personnel have been called back to McClintock Middle School Friday, one day after 12 students were treated for heat-related illness.

One parent tells FOX 46 Charlotte that her child became sick both days and was throwing up, had a fever, chills, fatigue and passed out. One student could be seen being was carted out on a stretcher.

A parent told FOX 46 Charlotte that a teacher also passed out.

Charlotte Fire says 23 children and one adult have been treated. 

Charlotte Fire and Medic responded to McClintock Middle School on Thursday and treated a dozen students after they reported symptoms of feeling dizzy and lightheaded. One student even fainted. Two students had to be taken to the hospital. 

Related: 2 students taken to hospital for heat-related illness in southeast Charlotte

CMS said they’re working to determine the exact cause of the illness.

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