Fire service probe into vapes which left two Coventry school pupils in hospital

One of the fire engines at Foxford School earlier today (June 25)
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Fire officials have launched a probe into the contents of vapes that left two Coventry school students needing hospital treatment. West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) has confirmed it has been asked to investigate the incident at Foxford School earlier today (June 25).

Three fire engines, police and and two West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) ambulances responded to 999 reports. Two pupils, a boy and a girl, had to be taken to hospital.

A message sent from the school confirmed the incident was linked to vapes 'brought into the school.' A WMFS spokesperson told CoventryLive that they are investigating the contents of them.

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"At 12.48pm on Tuesday 25 June we were called to Foxford School and Community Arts College, Grange Road, Longford," the fire service spokesperson said. " The first of three fire crews arrived within three minutes and were joined by fire officers who specialise in identifying substances.

"The school had asked for our help identifying the contents of vape devices confiscated from pupils."

West Midlands Police confirmed that a 15-year-old boy was arrested.

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