Gas leak at closed Camden school

December 5, 2012 9:51:21 AM PST
Crews are on the scene of a gas leak at a Camden school that has been closed for more than a year Wednesday morning.

The fire department was called to the 1000 block of Linden Avenue.

Officials say they were investigating the report of a gas leak at the Powell Elementary School.

Crews noticed a loud hissing sound when they entered the building and they quickly evacuated because of the odor.

Investigators are looking into whether the school was vandalized.

Police are detouring traffic around the school near 10th and Chester Streets.