UPDATE: 2 students arrested following fireworks incident at Opelousas High School

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2nd UPDATE: Two students have been arrested following a fireworks incident Tuesday at Opelousas High School.

Just after 9 a.m  fireworks were set off inside a trash can in the boy’s bathroom.

The two unidentified students face several charges including aggravated arson and criminal conspiracy.

No injuries were reported.

Opelousas High was briefly evacuated during the investigation. 

UPDATE: State Fire Marshals say that 4 juveniles set off fireworks in the trash can of the boy’s bathroom.

Those juveniles have been detained.

Opelousas Police and the Louisiana State Fire Marshal are investigating an unknown device that was set off at Opelousas High School.

Police say that the device was set off inside of the restroom of the school.

All of the students and staff members are safe and the school has been evacuated.

The school is being searched by K9 sufficient officers, according to police.
 

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