Lowell High School Evacuated Over Gas Smell

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    PG&E responding to gas smell at SF high school.

    San Francisco's Lowell High School was evacuated this morning because of a natural gas smell on campus, a fire department spokeswoman said.

    The odor was reported at 10:59 a.m. at the school. located at 1101 Eucalyptus Drive near Lake Merced, spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.

    Students were evacuated from the building, and PG&E has responded to investigate the smell, Talmadge said.

    She said crews were in the school's boiler room as of around 11:30 a.m. but that there was no indication of gas present there.

    The evacuation remained in effect at 11:40 a.m.