Classes canceled at John Muir Elementary in Portage following gas leak

School is canceled Tuesday for students at John Muir Elementary in Portage after a gas leak is found near the building overnight.

The Portage Community School district says the leak was detected at about midnight after someone smelled natural gas. The Portage Fire Department found the leak and school administrators decided to cancel class for the day.

School officials are contacting staff and students about the gas leak and cancellation. Staff is being asked to report to the Administration Building.

School will go on as planned at all other schools in the Portage school district.

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