False alarm at Springdale High School after teacher accidentally triggers active shooter alert

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SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — A teacher at Springdale High School mistakenly triggered an active shooter alert on Thursday, according to Rick Schaeffer with the school’s communications department.

Multiple police units responded to the scene.

“School administrators and the Springdale police quickly were able to determine it was a false alarm. There was no incident at the school,” the school said on Facebook.

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