Pevely Elementary Evacuated for a short time on Monday morning

(Pevely) Pevely Elementary School in the Dunklin R-5 School District was evacuated for a short amount of time on Monday morning after reports of a strange odor.

Dunklin R-5 spokesperson Matt Lichtenstein says not being able to identify what the strange odor was or where it was coming from, they evacuated the building and called the fire department and Spire gas.

The school was evacuated around 9am on Monday with the all clear and students returning to class by 10am.