Butane tank leak prompts brief evacuation at Cox High School

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Students and staff were evacuated from Cox High School on Tuesday morning due to a gas leak.

Fire crews arrived shortly after 8:30 a.m. to investigate. The leak was traced to a butane tank inside a classroom.

The school is being ventilated.

Students and staff have returned to the building.

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