Elementary school in Hunting Park evacuated for odor

Friday, May 10, 2013

The report of a gas odor prompted officials to evacuate Cayuga Elementary School in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia.

Firefighters were called at about 10:20 a.m. Friday.

The entire building, including faculty, staff and approximately 400 kindergarten through 5th grade students, was evacuated as a precaution.

There was no immediate report of anyone being sickened or injured.

PGW crews were reportedly on the scene trying to pinpoint the source of the odor.

As of 11:30 a.m. there was no word what may have caused the odor.

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