CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - (WTVD) -- Chapel Hill High School released students early Wednesday when crews entered the building to repair a gas line.
The school says a gas leak occurred near the tennis courts on the back part of its campus Wednesday morning. Students were released at 12:30 p.m. Orange County Dispatch was called to the school just after 11 a.m. Radio traffic indicated there was a 'slight smell' of gas in the school's kitchen.
Jeff Nash with Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools said the fire department was on site and everyone was safe. A construction team was working to get the situation resolved.
Nearby Seawell Elementary School and Smith Middle School are on normal schedule.
Chapel Hill High School releases students early after gas leak