Braden Middle School closed due to gas smell

ASHTABULA, Ohio – Braden Middle School in Ashtabula has been closed due to a gas odor.

A viewer sent us a facebook tip that the school was being evacuated.

Fox 8 talked to the school. They tell us it is not a serious situation, but they are closing as a precaution because of the strong smell.

The fire deparment is on the scene investigating.