Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter School evacuated due to report of gas leak

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SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WWLP) – Students and staff at Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter School were evacuated from the building due to reports of a potential gas leak.

22News spoke with South Hadley Fire Chief Bob Authier who confirmed that the school was evacuated, however after a brief investigation the children were let back into the school. While Eversource is still investigating the cause of the smell, authorities believe it came from a heating unit on the outside of the building.

No injuries were reported. South Hadley Police also visited the school following the reports.

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