Tucumcari, New Mexico -
TUCUMCARI -- Officials in Tucumcari say it was a student that caused a massive response today at the high school.
This morning a student in a welding class in the ag shop put some acetyline in a container and lit it causing a loud pop.
The school says several rumors were started, that there was a pipe bomb on campus.
They say that wasn't true and no students were ever in any danger.
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