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Westbrook school investigates why Pre-K student was left on bus during gas leak evacuation

The Westbrook superintendent said they are investigating an incident where a Pre-K student was left on a bus. It is not yet known how long the student was left.
Credit: Westbrook Fire Dept.
Crews from Westbrook Fire-Rescue and Unitil exame a suspected gas leak at Saccarappa Elementary School. (Source: Westbrook Fire Dept.)

WESTBROOK, Maine — The Westbrook superintendent said they are investigating an incident where a Pre-K student was left on a bus.

It happened Friday during the gas leak incident at Saccarappa school. 

Right now, it is not known how long the student was left. 

The superintendent offered no further comment.

NEWS CENTER Maine will update this story as more information becomes available. 

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School was cancelled and evacuated on Friday at the Saccarappa School in Westbrook due to a gas leak. 

Students were bused to the Westbrook Middle School where they awaited pickup from their parents.

The Westbrook School Department said the Westbrook Fire Department responded to the school. 

The fire department stopped the gas leak around 9:30 a.m. and said that recent snow plowing is likely the cause of damage to a small test port on the gas riser.