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Nearby Gas Leak Forces Raleigh Middle School to Close

Posted June 1, 2000 7:00 a.m. EDT

— Hundreds of middle school students went home early Friday afternoon in Raleigh.

A natural gas leak forced school officials to close East Millbrook Middle School.

More than 200 homes in the area were also evacuated as a precaution.

Crews fixed the leak late Friday afternoon.