Bridgewater Regional High School evacuated after bomb threat

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BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – Bridgewater Regional High School was evacuated late Thursday morning after a bomb threat was called into the school, police said.

The bomb threat was called into the high school located at 415 Center St. at about 10:15 a.m. School administrators evacuated the building and notified emergency personnel.

The Bridgewater Police Dept., the Raynham Police Dept., and the Bridgewater Fire Dept. all responded to the school. Three bomb sniffing K-9 units performed a search of the interior and exterior of the school and nothing was located.

During the search, authorities found there was a mechanical problem with the fire alarm. Due to the search and the fire alarm repair, students were released an hour early from school, police said.

The threat to the school is under investigation.