UPDATE: 12:10 - The gas leak has been contained. and all buildings are cleared for students.
Steve Sullivan, an HVAC official with Life University, tells student Fadiya Sadiki-Yisrael of Acworth on Thursday that she cannot go to her class because of a gas leak at the university. Classes in most of the affected buildings were re-opened within an hour or two of the evacuation.
Marietta City firefighters on the scene of a gas line leak Wednesday at Life University. Crews from the fire department, STS Engineers and Atlanta Gas Light all responded to the scene and the majority of the campus buildings were evacuated for an hour to two hours.
A gas leak led to an evacuation of several buildings on the Life University Campus. A message posted on the Life Facebook page said to "Evacuate LVR, Bright LIFE, Administrative Building, LRC and CUS immediately. Potential gas link has been detected. Stay tuned for more updates, and we appreciate your cooperation." The school is asking students not to drive off campus. The school says the evacuation could last for a couple of hours.