Gas Leak Forces Evacuation of 2 Waterbury Schools

Wilby High School and North End Middle School were evacuated Thursday morning.

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Students from Wilby High School and North End Middle Schools in Waterbury are being allowed back into school after being evacuated on Thursday morning.

Schools were evacuated when the odor of gas was detected.

The students were placed on school buses and moved to Bucks Hill Elementary School while the odor was investigated. 

Yankee Gas fixed the leak and Waterbury firefighters aired out the buildings. Normal school activities are resuming.

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