Students evacuate Piper High School in Sunrise after a strong odor of gas was reported.
Hundreds of students were evacuated from Piper High in Sunrise on Friday as firefighters checked out a gas-leak report, officials said.
But shortly before 12:20 p.m., the school building was deemed safe, and students were allowed to returned to class.
As the incident unfolded, students gathered on fields outside the school to wait, aerial images showed. The evacuation stemmed from a strong odor of gas being reported on campus, the school district said.