Children evacuated from Scottish primary school over gas fears

Pupils at a primary school have had to be evacuated following fears of a gas leak.

Emergency services attended Balmuildy Primary School in Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire, to deal with the potential hazard at about 11.30am today.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service sent two fire appliances and specialist resources to assist with the incident and evacuated staff and children as a “precaution”.

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“Operations control mobilised two fire appliances and specialist resources and the school has been evacuated as a precaution.

“Crews currently remain in attendance.”