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Maryland High School Evacuated After Student Sets Off Firework

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BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A high school in Waldorf was evacuated Wednesday morning after a student set off a firework in the lobby, authorities said.

Shortly before 10 a.m., a student attending summer school lit the firework in the lobby of Westlake High School, the Charles County Sheriff's Office said.

The building was evacuated, but students and staff were allowed back in once the smoke cleared and it was determined there was no threat, deputies said.

No one was hurt during the incident.

The incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call 301-302-8305 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

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