Tayside and Central Scotland

Gas odour prompts Kinnaird Primary School evacuation

Kinnaird Primary School
Image caption The smell was detected in the school's dining area

A primary school in Larbert, near Falkirk, has been evacuated over concerns about a gas-like smell in the building.

Falkirk Council said the odour was detected in the vicinity of Kinnaird Primary School's dining area on Friday.

The local authority said its 380 pupils had been led from the building and that parents were asked to collect them from nearby Stenhousemuir Primary School.

Engineers from Transco are investigating the incident.

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