Local school evacuated after gas line struck

(KSNT Photo/Molly Patt)

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A northern Shawnee County alternative school was evacuated Tuesday afternoon following a gas line break.

A spokesperson with Kansas Gas Service said a crew was on their way to 5830 NW Topeka Boulevard, where a service line had been struck by a contractor.

Pleasant Hill Learning Campus, an alternative school for the Seaman School District and formerly known as Pleasant Hill Elementary School, has been evacuated as a precaution.

No injuries have been reported.

A spokeswoman with Seaman School District said students were dismissed for the day and picked up by their parents. 

Repairs were completed by 3:00 p.m.

KSNT News will update as new information becomes available.

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