Students, Staff Return to Class After Gas Odor Prompts Evacuation at Milford School

An odor of gas forced students and staff to evacuate from a school in Milford on Monday morning.

Milford Public School officials said students and staff at JFK Elementary School evacuated the school and were outside around 10:30 a.m.

The students and staff were safe, school officials added.

Shortly after the evacuation, the gas company and Milford Fire Department gave approval for students and staff to return to the classrooms, according to school officials.

Authorities did not release details about the origin of the odor.

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