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‘Smell of natural gas’ forces Whispering Meadows Elementary School to evacuate

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) – Students and staff at Whispering Meadows Elementary School evacuated the building after someone smelled natural gas in the gymnasium Tuesday afternoon.

The Fort Wayne Fire Department and NIPSCO representatives quickly responded to check it out, but they did not detect any danger.

The students were eventually allowed back in the building.

Kayla Crandall

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