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Gas Odor Forces Evacuation Of Wampus Elementary School In Armonk

Wampus Elementary School in Armonk.
Wampus Elementary School in Armonk. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A school in Northern Westchester was evacuated after a staff member reported an odor of gas for the second time in two months. 

On Wednesday, Jan. 11, around 10:30 a.m., a teacher at Wampus Elementary School in Armonk reported an odor of gas in the building, which was then reported to North Castle Police.

After this, all students and staff at the school were evacuated while fire officials investigated the odor. 

No gas leak was detected, prompting the school to return to a normal day, according to North Castle Police. 

A similar incident happened on Thursday, Dec. 15, when the Byram Hills Central School District's superintendent reported an odor of gas at the Wampus School. 

Fire officials had also not detected a leak in this incident, and said that the odor was only outside. 

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