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DALLAS, Texas (1080 KRLD) – The students and staff at Lakewood Elementary school in Dallas have been evacuated after elevated levels of Carbon Monoxide were detected in the building Tuesday morning.

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Dallas Fire Rescue has responding and is requesting assistance from Atmos Energy.

According to DISD officials, Carbon Monoxide was discovered during routine maintenance of the building Tuesday morning – and out of an abundance of caution and safety of staff and students, the school was evacuated.

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Students were taken to nearby Lakehill Prep academy.

The district is notifying parents and looking at options for the student’s lunches.

*This is a developing situation, listen to 1080 KRLD for the latest information. 

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