Charles A. Beard schools to close Wednesday after 'major' natural gas leak

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KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. (WTHR) - A school in Henry County had to be evacuated Tuesday evening when a major natural gas leak was reported.

Charles A. Beard School Corporation officials said it happened around 7 p.m. at Knightstown Intermediate School.

The fire department said the building was full of people involved in team practices. They were moved to warm school buses.

The gas was turned off and the leak is under repair.

As a result, all schools in the Charles A. Beard district will be closed on Wednesday.

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