ROANOKE, Va. -

Breckinridge Middle School was evacuated Tuesday after someone reported smelling gas inside the kitchen.

According to Justin McLeod of Roanoke City Public Schools, the fire department was called and the middle school was evacuated as a cautionary measure.

The fire department investigated and gave the all clear. Students returned to class approximately 20 minutes later.

Parents were notified of the situation through a call via the parent notification system.