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BR school temporarily evacuates due to smell of gas

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Firefighters said the smell of gas at a Baton Rouge school resulted in a temporary voluntary evacuation Monday morning.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department reported no gas readings were found at Inspire Charter Academy on North Foster Drive, but the gas was shut off as a precaution.

Curt Monte with BRFD said school will not be interrupted and maintenance crews are inspecting the lines.

He added the school self-evacuated for a short time as a precaution.

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