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RICHLAND TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Pine-Richland Middle School was closed Thursday after a gas leak late Wednesday night.

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According to the fire chief, a regulator burst around 9:45 p.m. and caused the leak in a smaller brick building on the school’s property.

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The leak caused a small kitchen fire in the cafeteria, but fire crews were able to quickly extinguish it.

Columbia Gas was called in to shut off service to the campus.

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Early Thursday morning, Pine-Richland School District announced that the school would be closed Thursday. All other schools in the district remained open on their normal schedules.