Fairfax High School evacuated after bomb threat; nothing found

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX – Betty H. Fairfax High School in Laveen was evacuated for a short time Monday after a phoned-in bomb threat.

Students and staff were evacuated to the athletic fields while police searched the campus near 59th Avenue and Baseline Road.

Police didn't find anything and students returned to their classrooms around 1 p.m.

Fairfax is part of the Phoenix Union High School District.