Deputies: Unknown liquid mailed to Palermo Middle School is safe

Butte County Sheriff's Office said the unknown liquid mailed to Palermo Middle School is safe

Posted: May 26, 2021 2:51 PM
Updated: May 26, 2021 5:01 PM

PALERMO, Calif. - Authorities said an unknown substance was mailed to Palermo Middle School is safe.

A staff member said the package was sent to her from outside of the country when did never ordered anything, deputies said.

Butte County Interagency Hazardous Materials Team, CAL FIRE, was called to the scene to investigate. 

Megan McMann with the Butte County Sheriff’s Office said at 12:45 p.m., school staff received a package with a thermos and a sweatshirt inside. Inside the thermos was the unknown liquid.

Preschoolers were the only students on campus and were moved to a location where parents could pick them up. There is no current threat to any students or the surrounding areas, CAL FIRE said. 

This is a developing story. Action News Now will keep you updated with new information.

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