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Parkland firefighting students hold simulation drill

Published On: Mar 20 2014 05:14:37 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 20 2014 07:07:54 PM EDT

What looked like an emergency at Parkland High School in Lehigh County on Thursday was really a learning opportunity.

What looked like an emergency at Parkland High School in Lehigh County on Thursday was really a learning opportunity.

Students enrolled in the science of firefighting class suited up Thursday afternoon for a simulated response drill.

The simulation focused on a hazardous waste spill in the auditorium lobby.

Local firefighters helped the students through the event.

The class is a science elective offered at the school.