Update from the Wirt County OES:
Wirt County High School has been swept and verified clear by West Virginia State Police K-9 units, and students are being returned to the High School at this time.
Wirt County Schools are out of lockdown. Please contact the Wirt County Board of Education for additional information regarding after school sport and academic schedules for this evening.
Bus schedule will run as normal.
ELIZABETH - According to the Wirt County Office of Emergency Services, the county's schools are in lockdown following a bomb threat.
The middle school and primary school has been evacuated and all students are safe.
According to services office a bomb threat was received specifically for Wirt County High School.
"Wirt County Primary Center and Wirt County Middle School are under lockdown per school safety protocols. No threat has been made against either the Middle School or Primary Center."
Wirt County Sheriff, State Police, Elizabeth/Wirt VFD, Wirt EMS, and Wirt OES are on scene. A bomb sniffing dog is en route to the school.
All traffic is asked to avoid Mulberry Street and the vicinity of Wirt County High School.
Parents wishing to pick up students may do so at the Elizabeth Baptist Church fellowship hall according to normal procedures.