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No threat found after scent of natural gas prompts evacuation at Berryhill school

Posted at 9:55 AM, Sep 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-06 11:49:43-04

Students are returning to class at a Berryhill school Thursday morning after it was evacuated over a scent of natural gas.

The evacuation happened at Berryhill Elementary School South. Officials said some staff members reported smelling natural gas in a Kindergarten wing.

ONG crews were called to the scene and the building was evacuated at about 9 a.m.

Students were moved to different parts of the school campus as a precaution while crews investigate.

Officials said the scent could possibly have been caused by an exhaust flap after rain moved through the area. Officials found no threat or serious concerns, and believe the scent was the result of rain.

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