SAISD: Gas leak near Hillcrest Elementary fixed, students to return at 2 p.m.

Students were provided lunch at Burbank HS

By RJ Marquez - Digital Content Curator

SAN ANTONIO - UPDATE from SAISD:  

The gas leak in the neighborhood of Hillcrest Elementary has been repaired.  

SAISD provided students with lunch and students have been safe at the Burbank High School auditorium. 

Students will be returned to Hillcrest at 2 p.m.  

Dismissal will be at the normal time with regular afterschool bus routes home.

The after-school program will be held as normal.

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Hillcrest Elementary, located at 211 West Malone Avenue, has been evacuated due to an odor of gas, San Antonio ISD officials said.

SAISD officials said students are safe and have been transported from Hillcrest to nearby Burbank High School. 

Students are currently in the auditorium and officials said lunch has been arranged by the district.

CPS Energy crews are at Hillcrest to determine where the smell is coming from. It is believed to be coming from a gas leak in the neighborhood.

The district said students will be transported back to Hillcrest when it gets an all clear from CPS Energy.

However, parents may pick up their child at Burbank auditorium if they choose to do so.

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