Gas smell prompts evacuation of Alhambra High School

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Update 10:54 a.m. Students at Alhambra High School have been given the clearance to return to campus following a report of a gas smell earlier Tuesday morning.

The Alhambra Police Department posted this message to their official Facebook page:


— KPCC staff

Previously: Authorities have not found the source of a reported gas smell that prompted the evacuation of Alhambra High School.

Police and fire officials along with a hazmat crew are sweeping the campus as a precaution Tuesday morning.

In a post on its Facebook page, Alhambra police said nothing has been found that would indicate a critical or hazardous situation exists.


Students gathered on a campus ball field after someone reported smelling gas in a classroom before school started.

Police limited traffic on the streets surrounding the suburban school east of Los Angeles.

AP with KPCC staff

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