Framingham School Administration Issues Statement on Explosive Device Found At Framingham High

FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Police, Massachusetts State Police and ATF agents responded to Framingham High Sunday night for a report of a “minor explosion.”

Source was the first media outlet to report on the incident last night.

Framingham Public Schools issued at 1:45 p.m. today, August 7 the following statement:


Framingham Police were notified early Sunday evening about pieces of a pipe found on the plaza in
front of Framingham High School. The district’s Building and Grounds Assistant Director quickly
responded to the high school and found what appeared to be remnants of PVC piping which had
apparently been burned. The police and school administration were contacted and responded

Upon investigation by local and state police, it has been determined that a PVC pipe had been exploded
on the front plaza of the high school and no secondary devices were found. Police and school officials
are working cooperatively regarding the current investigation into this incident.

The safety of our students and staff is our highest priority. We are grateful for the concerned citizen
who identified something out of place and took the extra step to report that concern. We are also
grateful for the ongoing relationship and cooperation with the Framingham Police Department.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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