ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – Students and staff were evacuated from Athens High School Tuesday morning after a potential gas leak.
School officials said the high school was evacuated at 11:02 a.m. after reports of a potential gas leak in the building. They added the school safety plan outlines what to do in a situation like this.
The city of Athens Gas Department determined there was no threat and gave the “all clear” for everyone to return to the building just before 11:30 a.m., according to the school system.
Athens High School said classes returned to normal after the evacuation.