Laurel Middle & High School closing early due to smoke-like smell

LAUREL, Del. – Officials say Laurel Middle and High School will be closing early today, January 13th, due to a smoke-like smell.

Officials say the smell was detected coming from the middle school side of the building, and all students were moved to the gymnasium while the source of the smell was investigated. We’re told that as of 9:30 a.m., the source of the smell has not been located and nothing other than a strong smell as been detected.

Out of precaution, Laurel Middle and High School will be dismissing starting at 9:45 a.m. this morning. If your child is a car rider, you may pick them up at 9:45 a.m.

No other schools in the Laurel School District are affected and they will be continuing their normal school day.

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