BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – An evacuation of students at Blue Ridge Elementary School occurred Thursday, Nov. 9, after the City of Blue Ridge notified the school of a gas line leak, according to a statement released by Fannin County Schools.
The statement reported that no students were in immediate danger but, as a precaution, were transported to Fannin County High School. No other schools within the system were affected by the gas leak, and students at those schools are safe.
A Veteran’s Day program that was scheduled for Thursday at 1 p.m. at BRES has been cancelled.
No decision has been made as to when BRES will reopen, and students will remain at FCHS until clearance to return to BRES is given.
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