Southern HS students return to class after gas leak prompts evacuation

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Southern High School in Durham was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a gas leak, Durham Public Schools announced on Twitter.

DPS also confirmed on Twitter that students were safe.

Student returned to class shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Chrissy Deal with Durham Public Schools said the source of the gas leak was located and the building was cleared using fans.

Parents were asked not to come to school since it was closed off.

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