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Students back in class following gas leak

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Update: KTBS 3 News has learned that students at Pine Grove Elementary are back in class after having to be evacuated because of a ruptured gas line. Shreveport Fire officials say that a construction crew hit the line while working near the school. Authorities say that Centerpoint has successfully shut off the gas valve and students have returned to class.

 


 

KTBS 3 News has confirmed a local school has been evacuated following a gas leak.

Shreveport Fire Officials evacuated Pine Grove Elementary shortly after 10a.m. Thursday.

The school is located in the MLK area.

Officials say a 2-inch gas line ruptured and Centerpoint crews are on scene working to pinch the line.

Crews will monitor the situation before students and staff are allowed to return to class.

We have a crew en route to the scene. Stay with KTBS 3 News and ktbs.com for more details as they become available.

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