UPDATE: Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate threat at Ecole McTavish High School

Posted on Oct 17, 2019

October 17, 2019

Fort McMurray, Alta. – Wood Buffalo RCMP has cleared Ecole McTavish Public High School and no threats were located. Students and staff have returned back to the school and there is no concern for public safety. No arrests have been made and police are continuing the investigation.

Police ask anyone with information to contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP Detachment at 780-788-4000.

Media Contact:
Wood Buffalo RCMP
780-788-4235
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BACKGROUND: Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate threat at Ecole McTavish High School

Fort McMurray, Alta. – At approximately 9:15 a.m. today, Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a 911 hang up phone call reporting a possible explosive device at the Ecole McTavish Public High School. Police arrived on scene and safely evacuated students and staff to a nearby facility. A search of the school is underway, an update will be provided when available.
The investigation continues and police are asking anyone with information to contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP Detachment at 780-788-4000.

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Media Contact:
Wood Buffalo RCMP
780-788-4235