According to News & Record on May 12:

Authorities say nearly 600 students were evacuated from a Fayetteville Christian school when a construction crew severed a gas line.

School officials say students were allowed to return to the school to pick up their belongings shortly after the 3 p.m. dismissal time.

Director of Operations Hall Powers said the construction crew was outside of the building working on an addition to the school’s gymnasium when the gas line was severed.