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Fayetteville school evacuated after natural gas leak

Posted May 12, 2015 3:42 p.m. EDT
Updated May 12, 2015 5:29 p.m. EDT


— Authorities evacuated students from Freedom Christian Academy in Fayetteville after construction crews cut a natural gas line Tuesday afternoon.

Fayetteville fire officials said firefighters were dispatched to the school at 3130 Gillespie St. shortly after 2 p.m.

One child became ill during the evacuation, said officials, who were unsure if the child was taken to the hospital.

The school is expected to open Wednesday.