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Two JP schools return to normal after threats called in


Marrero, La. - Two Jefferson Parish schols are back to normal after they were placed on lockdown Wednesday morning after threats were phoned in to Fisher High School in Lafitte and Marrero Academy in Marrero.

A spokesman with JPSO says school officials advised that around 6:30am, a male caller phoned the school, threatened to burn down the school and harm the children.

Shortly thereafter, around 7:20am, another call from the faculty at Marrero Academy in Marrero advising a male caller phoned the school advising there would be a big problem at the school today, children would be harmed and he was going to burn down the school.

Out of an abundance of caution, Fisher students have been diverted to Kerner Elementary and Marrero Academy students being diverted to Estelle Elementary.

Local authorities, including the sheriff's office and the fire department, are on the scene at both schools. Marrero Academy has been given the "all clear," and students are currently being sent back to campus.

Fisher Middle/High School has been given the all clear by school and local authorities. Students were brought back onto campus where normal school activities have resumed.

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