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Gas leak causes evacuation at Lamar school; all safe - KOAM TV 7

Gas leak causes evacuation at Lamar school; all safe

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Students at West Elementary and Middle School in Lamar, Missouri were evacuated Friday after a natural gas leak was discovered.

About 630 students were removed from the school and sent to Lamar High School, a block up the road.

Officials with Missouri Gas Energy say a piece of equipment fell and hit a natural gas line, causing the leak.

Students were let back into school shortly after.  No injuries were reported.
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