Richmond School Evacuated after Gas Detected


 
 

| Wednesday, June 10, 2009


Editor's Note:Click here to learn more about MCIs such as this one, where officials evacuated an entire school.

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond fire officials have evacuated a high school because of a strong gas odor.

Fire officials say the odor was detected Wednesday morning inside Armstrong High School. Firefighters smelled the gas when they arrived and ordered the evacuation.

No injuries have been reported.

The building is being ventilated and firefighters are looking for the source of the gas. Utility crews also have been called in to investigate.




Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: Extrication and Rescue, Medical Emergencies, Special Patients

What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

 

 

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Progress

Follow in the footsteps of these inspirational leaders of EMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Abilene Loses Helicopter Service

Native Air leaves city with only one air helicopter service.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

D.C. Fire Chief Proposes another Controversial Ambulance Plan

Staffing change will leave immediate neighborhood without fire apparatus.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

FDIC 2014 CHAT: MIKE MCEVOY AND A.J. HEIGHTMAN

Mike McEvoy and A.J. Heightman discuss some new EMS technology at FDIC 2014.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

D.C. Lieutenant in Patient Death May Go Unpunished

Family upset that officer in charge may retire without any discipline.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Field Bridge Xpress ePCR on iPad, Android, Kindle Fire

Sneak peek of customizable run forms & more.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Braun Ambulances' EZ Door Forward

Helps to create a safer ambulance module.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >