Bomb Threat Cleared at Wirt County High School

By: Mollie Lair Email
By: Mollie Lair Email

UPDATE: 3/6/2013 1:02 PM

Wirt County Schools Superintendent Daniel Metz says students are now back in class after a bomb threat at the high school Wednesday morning.

Wirt County High School received a bomb threat and evacuated the building. Wirt County Sheriff's Deputies and West Virginia State Police did a sweep of the grounds with a bomb dog.

The grounds were deemed safe at about 12:45 Wednesday afternoon and the students returned to the classroom.

Wirt County Schools will resume normal schedule. Buses will run on normal schedule as well.

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Wirt County High School is under lockdown.

According to the Board of Education, the school received a bomb threat early Wednesday morning.

No other information is available at this time.

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