The Fairfield police and fire departments responded to a bomb threat at Vanden High School in Fairfield this afternoon, a police officer said. School staff notified police at 1:10 p.m. about a specific bomb threat, police Officer Kathryn McCormick said.
Police and firefighters worked with the Travis Unified School District to evacuate the school at 2951 Markley Lane and students were sent home, McCormick said. An explosive device was not found and the campus reopened to staff around 3:30 p.m., McCormick said. Police are still investigating the incident, she said.
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