High school in Salt Lake City suburb closed due to gas leak

USA Utah News

Published 8:03 am PST, Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Midvale, Utah (AP) — A high school in a Salt Lake City suburb has been evacuated and closed for the day because of a gas leak.

Authorities say Hillcrest High School was evacuated Wednesday morning. with students being sent home for the day due to the possible prolonged duration of the closure.

KUTV-TV reports that use of heavy construction equipment resulted in a tank leaking natural gas.

Crews were working to control the leak and the school building was being vented.

No injuries were reported.

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