Franklin Ave Elementary school reopened following morning gas leak

Hampden County

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WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Franklin Avenue Elementary School in Westfield has reopened after a gas leak was reported early Tuesday morning.

Westfield Gas and Electric Company spokesperson Lisa Stowe told 22News there was a report of gas odor coming from the elementary school during drop off hours. Stowe said crew members arrived at the school and used a tool to measure gas in the air, however, there was no gas detected.

Stowe did, however, confirm there were two places on the boiler equipment that showed a low-level leak. The Franklin Avenue Elementary school told 22News the leak has been fixed and students were able to enter the building around 9:40 a.m.

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