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Evacuation ended at Beaverlodge Elementary School – Students and staff have returned to school

December 12, 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – At approximately 12:30 p.m. today, an odour was detected at Beaverlodge Elementary School. As a safety precaution, staff and students evacuated to Beaverlodge Regional High School while the fire department checked the building. At approximately 1:15 p.m., the fire department advised that it was safe to return to the building.

What is an evacuation?

  • A response to a possible danger INSIDE the school.
  • Staff will escort students to a safe area, away from the school.
  • If necessary, students will be transported to the school's predetermined safe location.
  • Examples: Strong odours, fire, chemical spill, gas leak, etc.