Gas leak closes St. Christine’s School

YOUNGSTOWN — A gas leak was detected on South Schenley Avenue at 10 a.m. today causing the evacuation of St. Christine’s School.

The owner of a gas well that was leaking is having it repaired, according to a statement from Mayor Jamael Tito Brown.

The fire department responded to the call and found the leak to be of no immediate danger to the area, Brown said.

The fire department cleared the school and alerted nearby residents.

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