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BUCKS COUNTRY, Pa. (CBS) — Two schools in Bucks County will reopen Friday morning following a gas leak Thursday.

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It is reported that alarm was raised when staff arrived at the smell of gas, which prompted the closing of Central Bucks East High School and the Holicong Middle School.

School officials said the gas leak caused heating-related issues.  The school decided to exercise caution and closed for the safety of its students.

Credit: Central Bucks School District (website)

PECO and Midway Volunteer Fire Company officials were on scene to secure the gas line and repair the leak.

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Emergency responders repaired the leak and cleared both buildings by 2:30 p.m.

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“We appreciate the support of our families, as this morning’s building closure took place while staff and students were already in route to school,” school officials shared.


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