Classes as usual at east side school after Thursday night gas leak

Doors were open and a fan was blowing Thursday night to clear the air at Stevenson Elementary School on Arrowhead Drive. There will be classes at Stevenson on Friday. (Photo by Howard Packowitz/WJBC)


By Howard Packowitz

BLOOMINGTON – Children will be back in the classroom, as scheduled, Friday morning at District 87’s Stevenson Elementary School after a gas leak there.

Nicor Gas crews and the Bloomington Fire Department were called Thursday evening after the leak was detected in the building at 2106 Arrowhead Drive.

At about 9:30 p.m. Thursday, the district reported on social media that the leak was repaired, and the building is “safe, warm, and ready for school.”

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