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Gas leak leads to evacuation at Smiths Station schools

SMITHS STATION, AL (WTVM) -

The Smiths Station Freshman Center and South Smiths StationAcademy were evacuated Wednesday morning, Aug. 20, due to a gas leak in thefootball stadium.

Around 9 a.m., signs were being put in when a natural gasline was hit, according to Principal Brad Cook.

The buildings were evacuated for 45 minutes during 2nd period.

The gas company closed off the leak, and cleared the schoolto let the students return to class.

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