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Shelter-in-place lifted at Crippen Elementary School after gas leak

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PORTER, Texas – A shelter-in-place order prompted by a gas leak on Friday at Crippen Elementary School in Porter was lifted, according to officials.

A statement from the New Caney Independent School District said the leak was reported near the school, and that fire and police officials restricted access around the school.

A later statement from district officials said that the area round the school was determined to be safe, and that the school day was returning to a normal schedule.

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