Fainting students cause school evacuations in Portland

Portland schools. (WFSB photo)

Two schools in Portland were evacuated Friday morning due to a smell of gas.

Classes have since resumed.

School officials said the evacuation affected both Portland High School and Portland Middle School.

Both are located on High Street.

The superintendent said the students were only outside for a short time.

There's no word on what caused the leak.

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