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Fireworks Cause Bomb Scare at Jefferson County School

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HOUSE SPRINGS, MO (KTVI) – A suspicious object lead to the bomb and arson team being called to a Jefferson County elementary school. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department responded to Brennan Woods Elementary where the item was found.  They detonated it at Valley Middle School.

Investigators determined that the item was a group of sparklers bundled together. The bomb team did not detonate or ignite the sparkler fireworks.

Superintendent Dr. Paul Ziegler, of Northwest R-1 School District says a letter will be going out to parents about the incident.