SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - The all clear was given at Emerson Elementary School after it was evacuated in Southwest Miami-Dade.

Students, teachers and staff members made their way out of the school, located near Southwest 36th Street and 82nd Avenue just before 9 a.m. on Monday.

The smell of gas in the kitchen area was said to be the reason for the evacuation.

The students could be seen sitting on the basketball court while parents stood behind the fence nearby.

Authorities gave the all clear to return back into the school just after 9 a.m.

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