Florida elementary school evacuated; pressure cooker found

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HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida elementary school was briefly evacuated after a pressure cooker was found outside the building.

Hialeah Fire Rescue Capt. Cesar Espinosa told the media Hialeah Elementary School was evacuated as a precaution Thursday morning while the bomb squad checked out the pressure cooker, which was under a tree near the school's kindergarten building. They determined it was not dangerous.

Video footage from television station helicopters showed teachers, students and staff gathering on a playground outside the school.

The school is in Hialeah, which is near Miami.

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