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DD2: Fort Dorchester High School students return to class after chemical smell prompts evacuation

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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Fire crews gave the all-clear after a reported smell of gas led to an evacuation at Fort Dorchester High School Thursday morning.

DD2 spokesperson Pat Raynor said the smell was reported in the science building.

"In an abundance of caution, the building was evacuated and the main gas line was turned off," Raynor said. 

Police and fire crews responded to investigate the cause of the gas odor. SCE&G was also notified and inspected the building.

Raynor said there is no danger to students.

At 11 a.m., Raynor sent word the building had been deemed safe for students to return to class.

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