Dry Creek Elementary School evacuated due to gas leak

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Dry Creek Elementary School (Photo: Google Earth)

Dry Creek Elementary School (Photo: Google Earth)

ENGELWOOD, Colo. — Dry Creek Elementary School students were being evacuated and bused away from their school on Friday due to a gas leak located nearby.

According to Cherry Creek School District spokesperson Tustin Amole, the gas leak was reported at a nearby location to the school, which is located at 7686 East Hinsdale Avenue.

Classes at the school were cancelled for the remainder of the day, with students being taken to nearby Walnut Hills Elementary School.

For parents with children who ride the bus, those students were scheduled to be bused home at the normal time. Parents of other children not on the bus route were being advised to pick up their children from Walnut Hills Elementary School.

Parents with questions were being advised to call Walnut Hills at 720-554-3800.

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