Gas leak shuts Kapolei roads fronting middle school

KAPOLEI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Roads have been closed in Kapolei following a gas leak at Kapolei Middle School Wednesday morning.

Police shut down Kapolei Parkway and Kamaaha Loop at 9:25 a.m.

The Honolulu Fire Department is on the scene and The Gas Company is responding.

The gas leak was caused by a landscaping company that was removing a tree hit a gas line, causing it to leak.

No students were evacuated, but they were restricted to one building on campus.

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