South Austin middle school evacuated after gas odor

February 05, 2019 - 2:24 pm

AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A South Austin middle school was evacuated early Tuesday afternoon after a gas odor was reported at the school.

Austin-Travis County EMS responded to Paredes Middle School at 10100 South Mary Moore Searight around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

Early reports indicated as many as 15 patients may have been affected; in the end, ATCEMS says only one patient was evaluated and that patient refused treatment.

EMS cleared the scene just after 2:30 p.m. and normal operations resumed at the campus.

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