Kennedy Elem. School evacuated due to gas leak

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KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) – Kingsport City Schools officials confirmed that Kennedy Elementary School has been evacuated due to an odor in the school.

According to Assistant Superintendent Andy True said Kingsport Fire Department crews have been called to the scene as a precaution and are currently investigating the odor in the school.

KFD’s Barry Brickey said fire crews responded to the school about a possible gas leak at the school.

Brickey said the leak was located and the main gas has been turned off. The school is reportedly safe.

True said students and staff members were evacuated as a precaution.

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