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LANDRUM, SC (FOX Carolina) - Spartanburg County School District One said that students at Landrum High School are now back in class after a gas leak prompted a brief evacuation Monday morning.

A gas line at the school was damaged by a utility truck, resulting in students and staff evacuating to an area outside of the building as a precaution while emergency responders investigated.

At approximately 11:30 a.m., fire and police departments determined that the building was safe to re-enter and Landrum High School has resumed normal operations.

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