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UPDATE: Odor Detected at Rio Linda Preparatory

UPDATE: Normal school day schedule at Rio Linda Prep on Wednesday, Jan. 31. 

PG&E has confirmed there are no gas leaks in the main line to the campus. The source of the issue is an HVAC unit in one classroom that has been shut off. We are providing portable heaters for the classroom until the unit is repaired on Friday. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


An odor of natural gas has been detected at Rio Linda Preparatory Academy. Students and staff have evacuated and have all been accounted for. Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District, PG&E and Twin Rivers police have arrived on scene. We will post updates as we become aware of them. We ask that you please do not attempt to come to the school.

Students at Rio Linda High School have been advised to shelter in place until the situation at Rio Linda Preparatory Academy has been resolved.

UPDATE (11:16 a.m.): Shelter in place at Rio Linda High School has been cleared. Rio Linda Preparatory Academy students are in the small gym at Rio Linda High School.

UPDATE (11:27 a.m.): Rio Linda Preparatory Academy students will have lunch at Rio Linda High School at 11:45 a.m. RLPA students will also be picked up at the normal time (3:17 p.m.) at Rio Linda High School. All RLPA after-school programs including sports and ASES are cancelled for today.

Posted January 2018