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Homemade smoke device found in boys' restroom sends Granite Hills HS students home early

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Posted at 1:31 PM, Apr 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-27 16:33:12-04

EL CAJON, Calif. (KGTV)--Students at Granite Hills High School were sent home even earlier than scheduled on an early dismissal day due to a homemade smoke device that set off smoke alarms at the East County school Thursday morning. 

El Cajon Police Department responded to reports of a ringing fire alarm at the school located at 1719 E. Madison Avenue at 10:10 a.m. to find the device had been set off inside of a boys' restroom.  

No injuries or damage to the school was reported. 

According to the Grossmont High School District's public information officer Catherine Martin, the device was deemed not to be a threat and students were released early. 

Sandy Coronilla is a KGTV digital producer. Follow her @10NewsSandy