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Gas odor reports prompts evacuation at Carolina Forest Elementary

Horry County Fire and Rescue responds to reports of gas odor at Carolina Forest Elementary...
Horry County Fire and Rescue responds to reports of gas odor at Carolina Forest Elementary School (Source: Horry County Fire and Rescue)
Updated: Mar. 19, 2019 at 4:36 PM EDT
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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Horry County Fire and Rescue were called to Carolina Forest Elementary Tuesday morning after reports of a gas odor.

Students were briefly evacuated as the hazardous materials team and other first responders cleared the building.

The hazmat team used their equipment but were unable to detect any gases in the building.

Students were able to return to class shortly after first responders gave the all clear.

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