The Hazleton Area High School is currently being evacuated to other buildings on the campus as recommended by UGI after an odor of natural gas was noticed in the building.
Hazle Township Fire and EMS are arriving on scene at the High School as of 8:35am.
The Hazleton Area School District sent out notifications of the evacuation via text, phone call, and on their Facebook page.
Superintendent Uplinger stated in the release that the evacuation is a precautionary measure and everyone is safe at this time.
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