Gas leak prompts Miamitown Elementary evacuation

MIAMITOWN, OH (FOX19) - Miamitown Elementary School was evacuated after a gas leak early Wednesday morning.

All personnel inside the school were told to exit the building. The report was made just before 8 a.m. prior to the start of classes.

According to administrators, the first bus arrives at 8:40 a.m. and students were not allowed to enter the school until crews could fix the problem.

Duke Energy crews said a bad relief valve at the school was the cause of the leak. Students were allowed back inside the school around 9 a.m.

Miamitown Elementary is located on State Route 128 in Hamilton County.

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