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School evacuated after gas leak

By Megan Gorey
Published On: Oct 11 2012 12:56:48 PM CDT
Updated On: Oct 11 2012 03:01:56 PM CDT
School evacuated after gas leak

The Kingsport Police Department said Johnson Elementary School was evacuated around 1:30 p.m. Thursday after gas leak.

KINGSPORT, Tenn. -

The Kingsport Police Department said Johnson Elementary School was evacuated around 1:30 p.m. Thursday after a gas leak.

Dispatchers said it was a small gas line that was hit while construction crews were digging and the school was evacuated as a precaution.

Traffic in that area was being rerouted Thursday afternoon.