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Kingsport school evacuated due to gas leak

Staff report • Nov 29, 2017 at 12:47 PM

The Kingpsort Fire Department evacuated a school in the Lynn Garden Community on Wednesday due to a gas leak.

At about noon, students and staff exited Kennedy Elementary School on Woodland Avenue. According to KFD Public Information Officer Barry Brickey, fire department personnel were called to the scene and a small gas leak was discovered.

As of 12:40, the main had been turned off and repairs were going to be made. No decision on when students would reenter, or if school would dismiss early, had been made. Check back with TimesNews.net for additional information when it is available. 

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