Gas leak forces evacuation of Bourbon County school


BOURBON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Students at Bourbon Central Elementary were evacuated Thursday morning due to a gas leak.

The City of Paris Fire Department says a construction company was drilling and struck a gas line on Castle Boulevard.

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Students, teachers and staff were taken to Bourbon County High School.

Homes surrounding the school were also evacuated.

Columbia Gas is working to repair the leak.