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Pinellas Park Police Department
Thursday June 3rd, 2010 :: 11:12 a.m. EDT


Gas Leak - Morgan Fitgerald Middle School - Students Evacuated - No Injuries - Fire Department and Police on scene.

At 10:25a.m. work crews inadvertently cut a natural gas line at Morgan Fitzgerald Middle School located at 6410 118th Avenue N. The resulting gas leak has forced the evacuation of the students to a nearby field. Pinellas Park Police and Fire Units are on scene, students are safe and no injuries have been reported. Students at Pinellas Park High School have not been evacuated but high school students will be unable to leave the school for a period of time due to the proximity of the gas leak and the closure of 118th Avenue.

118th Avenue is closed between 63rd Street and 66th Street while repairs are made.

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Pinellas Park Police Department
7700 59th St N
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 727-541-0758

Brian Unmisig
Public Information Officer

6410 118th Ave
Largo, FL 33773

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