• Sand Springs school board approves up to $250,000 for high school gas leak repair


    SAND SPRINGS, Okla. - Officials with Sand Springs Public Schools said crews are investigating a gas leak at Charles Page High School.

    The leak was found in September when someone reported a gas smell. An Oklahoma Natural Gas crew found evidence of a leak and turned off gas to the building.

    Cooler temperatures forecasted for October 11 prompted a warning from school officials to parents and students:

    The Sand Springs Public Schools Board of Education voted to authorize up to $250,000 for repairs related to the leak.

    District officials said only one gas line goes into the school and food service was the only area affected. Alternate food arrangements were provided to students.

    Crews restored gas to the kitchen area but a construction project is ongoing to repair gas to the entire building.

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