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Part of Largo High briefly evacuated for gas leak

LARGO — Part of Largo High School was briefly evacuated Tuesday afternoon after authorities received reports of a possible gas leak.

The C and D wings of the school were evacuated after Largo firefighters arrived at the school around 1:20 p.m., said Largo Fire Rescue Division Chief David Mixson.

Firefighters were ventilating the area and by 2 p.m., natural gas level readings were down to zero, Mixson said. Clearwater Gas was on scene.

Students would be dismissed as usual, Mixson said.

Part of Largo High briefly evacuated for gas leak 05/24/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 4:55pm]
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