3 schools in Passaic evacuated following bomb threats - FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com

3 schools in Passaic evacuated following bomb threats

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Three schools in Passaic County, New Jersey were evacuated Wednesday morning after bomb threats were made against each school, said school officials.

Police and fire responded to Public School 10, Public School 8 and the Hope Academy High School. Both elementary schools and the high school are in the city of Passaic.

The first of three calls made about the threats came in at 8:30 a.m. and was directed at P.S. 10 on Harrison St., said officials. The school was evacuated approximately 30 minutes later.

There were no reports of injuries.

A short time later, students and staff at P.S. 8 and the Hope Academy were in "a safe zone," said officials.

Bomb-sniffing dogs reportedly failed to find any explosives, reported NorthJersey.com.

P.S. 10 was cleared first. By 11 a.m., students and staff at P.S. 8 and the Hope Academy were allowed to return inside the buildings.  

  • New Jersey NewsNew Jersey NewsMore>>

  • Revel Casino Hotel starts closing in Atlantic City

    Revel Casino Hotel starts closing in Atlantic City

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:16:28 GMT
    Photo by Arun Kristian DasPhoto by Arun Kristian Das
    The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel.
    Atlantic City's newest casino and its costliest failure has begun its two-day shutdown.
  • Man to face murder charges in mother's slaying

    Man to face murder charges in mother's slaying

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:08:57 GMT
    Murder charges are pending against a northern New Jersey man who allegedly stabbed and beat his mother to death.
    Murder charges are pending against a northern New Jersey man who allegedly stabbed and beat his mother to death.
  • Why is Atlantic City collapsing?

    Why is Atlantic City collapsing?

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:38:30 GMT
    AP file photoAP file photo
    For decades, making some quick cash was the main drive behind so many who took the ride down the parkway to Atlantic City. But with so much to choose from nowadays, it looks like Atlantic City is in a lot of trouble.
    For decades, making some quick cash was the main drive behind so many who took the ride down the parkway to Atlantic City. But with so much to choose from nowadays, it looks like Atlantic City is in a lot of trouble.
Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices