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Gas line breaks near BA Freshman Academy; school to continue as normal

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Posted at 1:28 PM, Sep 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-06 14:29:42-04

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. -- A broken gas line caused traffic to be slowed near a Broken Arrow school Tuesday afternoon.

According to officials, a contractor hit a gas line Tuesday while making repairs to a water line near Broken Arrow's Freshman Academy.

Utility companies were immediately notified, according to a press release, and gas was shut off.

OG&E and local fire officials say the school is safe to occupy. School officials say parents are being notified and may be rerouted for student pick-up.

Parents are encouraged to be aware of possible detours as they pick up students.

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