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Burns Lake School Evacuated Because of Explosive Device

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 3:18 PM

Burns Lake, B.C.- William Konkin Elementary School in Burns Lake  had to be evacuated  this morning  when  the principal learned  a  suspected  explosive device had been brought into  the school.

The principal of the school called us right away when she learned of the device and immediately evacuated all the staff and students,” says Corporal Aaron Semmler, Acting Detachment Commander for Burns Lake RCMP.
“Their reaction time was excellent, and it was very reassuring she was able to quickly account for the safety of all staff and students.”  There were no injuries to any staff or students.

The BC RCMP Explosive Disposal Unit has been dispatched to  Burns Lake to  deal with the  device.

RCMP are not  yet commenting on  the nature of the device, or how  it made its way into the school



Leave the grenades at home kids.

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