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Still Closed: Admiral King staff still not sure when school will reopen

Lorain Schools superintendent Tom Tucker AND Asst. Chiief Jeff Fenn. (Source: Youtube) Lorain Schools superintendent Tom Tucker AND Asst. Chiief Jeff Fenn. (Source: Youtube)
LORAIN, OH (WOIO) - Lorain Schools superintendent Tom Tucker says the situation at Admiral King elementary remains the same and the school will stay closed until they are 100% sure it can reopen safely. 

The latest information was revealed Thursday in a news conference on the Lorain schools website

The school has been closed since October 1 for a strong smell of gas. It's still unclear what is causing the smell, but Columbia Gas has determined it is not pipeline gas.

 In the news conference Superintendent Tucker and Lorain's Asst. Fire Chief Jeff Fenn said the Lorain Fire Department did a walk-through of the building Thursday and STILL found a presence of gas.

Students have two scheduled off days, today and Monday, October 20 and were hoping to move back in over the weekend.

Right now it's unclear when they will be back inside their building.

Kids and staff have been attending three elementary schools in the area: Morrison, Washington and Garfield, and will continue to do so until the issue is resolved.  

Parents can call (440) 233-2252 for more information or visit lorainschools.org.

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