LATEST ON GAS LEAK NEAR DOWLING MIDDLE SCHOOL!

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HISD Statement:

HISD was alerted of a gas leak at about 11:15 a.m. near Dowling Middle School.  The safety of students is always a top priority. As such, the school was immediately evacuated and the gas was shut off.  No students or teachers were injured, however,  several students were treated on-site for anxiety attacks and complications with asthma. The school nurse was also treated for breathing issues.

As of 12:20, the building has been cleared for use by the Houston Fire Department and Centerpoint.

School will resume with a modified lunch schedule.