Gas Leak Near Webb City Junior High

By Eric Crosswhite

Published 08/28 2014 12:09PM

Updated 08/28 2014 12:19PM

WEBB CITY, MO. --- At 8:50am Thursday, around 700 students were taken by bus to the Barton Theatre, nearly 10 blocks from their classrooms. Administrators say construction crews building a FEMA safe room at the school hit a gas line.

The issue is fixed and students are back in the junior high. Webb City educators say the school day will carry on as normal, including a regular lunch period for students.

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