Tampa Elementary School Evacuated After Gas Scare

A strong oder of propane gas caused Lowry Elementary School to evacuate for about 45 minutes Friday morning, Hillsborough County police say.

All the students were evacuated and fire rescue responded. The staff were given the all clear and everyone has been allowed to return to class.

Fire Rescue turned off the propane tanks and were told the levels on the tanks were low and that was the source of the smell.