Odor prompts evacuation at East Hartford High - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Odor prompts evacuation at East Hartford High

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A problem with the heating system created a strange odor at East Hartford High School and caused school officials to evacuate the building Thursday morning.

School officials said there was a mechanical failure with the heating system and caused an odor that was smelled by people in the library.

Because of the odor, school officials evacuated the building around 7:30 a.m. Fire officials were called to the building to investigate the odor.

Students were allowed back into the building around 8 a.m. 

No injuries were reported.

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