Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Spooner school district officials have confirmed 44 people received medical treatment after an epoxy-like odor forced students and staff to evacuate the district’s middle school building Wednesday.

Students and teachers first reported feeling sick yesterday morning. According to Spooner school district leaders, 24 students and 20 staff members received treatment after the building was evacuated. Two of the students were taken to medical facilities outside of the Spooner area.

Spooner school leaders are continuing to work with authorities to determine the cause of the epoxy-like odor and what exactly the odor was. School was canceled yesterday and today. School district officials say they will reopen the middle school when it’s deemed safe to do so.