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Exploding plastic bottles cause bomb scare at middle school

March 7, 2012 | 12:47 pm

The Los Angeles Police Department sent the bomb squad to Pacoima Middle School on Wednesday after two plastic bottles exploded on campus.

Two students complained of fumes, but there were no serious injuries reported, LAPD Officer Cleon Joseph said.

There were no threats associated with the bottles, and investigators are still trying to determine what was inside, Joseph said.


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