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Possible Gas Leak at Charles Burke Elementary School- Update

1:43PM September 11, 2017

The fire department has cleared students and teachers to return to class at Charles Burke Elementary School. Dismissal time for Burke will not be affected, and all buses will run at the usual time.


1:02PM September 11, 2017

Administrators reported the possible smell of gas in the hallways of Burke Elementary School today at approximately 12:20. As a precaution, students and faculty were evacuated from the building. The fire department and first responders were notified and are currently checking the campus for possible leaks. Lunch service was not interrupted, and all students had the opportunity to eat. Staff is monitoring the situation as it relates to dismissal and bus transportation for the afternoon. School personnel will communicate any changes to today’s dismissal time.