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Cape Cod Elementary School Evacuated After Natural Gas Leak

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    Natural Gas Leak Detected at Cape Cod Elementary School

    Students were dismissed for the day at Quashnet Elementary School in Mashpee, Massachusetts, on Tuesday morning following a natural gas leak. Two kitchen workers were overcome by the natural gas odor, and one had to be taken to a local hospital, according to fire officials. (Published Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018)

    A Cape Cod elementary school was evacuated and at least one adult was hospitalized following a natural gas leak on Tuesday morning.

    Mashpee fire officials said students have been dismissed from Quashnet Elementary School for the remainder of the day after elevated levels of natural gas were detected in and around portions of the building.

    Two kitchen workers were overcome by the gas, and one was taken to a local hospital.

    Officials are still on the scene.

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    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019)

    No further information was immediately available.

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