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Berkeley HS students return to class following evacuation

Published: Oct. 22, 2013 at 3:41 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 22, 2013 at 3:54 PM EDT
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BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Students and teachers at Berkeley High School have returned to class after a "suspicious smell" prompted an evacuation earlier this morning.

Berkeley County School District spokesperson Susan Haire says the fire department was called out to the school Tuesday morning to investigate a suspicious smell.

Haire says authorities determined there was not a fire or immediate threat, and the evacuation was lifted.

The school is notifying parents via the phone notification system.

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