Richmond elementary school evacuated after ‘unusual’ odor detected

Richmond elementary school evacuated after ‘unusual’ odor detected
Students will remain at Clark Springs for the remainder of the day. (Source: Bellevue Elementary School)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A Richmond elementary school has been given the “all-clear” following a potential gas leak.

School officials say an unusual smell was detected at Bellevue Elementary School on Thursday morning.

Students and staff were transported to Clark Springs Elementary School as a precautionary measure.

Richmond Fire Department did not detect a gas leak and Bellevue was given an “all-clear.”

10 staff members were evaluated by emergency crews on the scene. No injuries were reported in the incident.

Students will stay at Clark Springs for the remainder of the day.

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