Gas Leak Forces Brief Evacuation at School

Knoxville (WVLT) - Students are back in class, following a gas leak late this morning outside Sarah Moore Greene Magnet School on Brooks Avenue in East Knoxville.

Authorities say maintenance crews were mowing the grass this morning when they hit a gas meter, causing a valve to open.

KUB and KPD responded, shutting the gas off immediately and the school was evacuated for about 15 minutes.

No one was injured.

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