Gas leak shuts down Harrison Avenue Elementary School

Nearly 475 students had to be evacuated from

Nearly 475 students had to be evacuated from Harrison Avenue Elementary School.

Students at a local elementary school had to be evacuated not long after the school day began this morning.

Fire, police and Con Edison crews were alerted after a gas leak was discovered about 9:20 a.m. at the Harrison Avenue Elementary School. "It was a small leak behind the fence where the main comes in. Very minor," says Harrison Assistant Fire Chief John Masciola.

Still, emergency...

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