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No devices found in Downtown Tyler bank bomb threat

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Tyler Fire Department:

UPDATE - The Tyler Fire Department responded to 110 N. College Avenue after a tenant on the 10th floor received a call at approximately 10:40 a.m. which indicated that there were multiple explosive devices located throughout the building.  The caller also suggested that they evacuate.

Building occupants voluntarily self-evacuated and representatives with the Tyler Fire Department and the building management conducted a search of the building, including areas on the 10th floor.  No devices were found and occupants were allowed to return to their workplaces.

Responding units included: Tyler Fire Department, Tyler Police Department, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the FBI.

ATF and representatives with the Tyler Fire marshal's Office are investigating the incident

 

 


TYLER (KYTX) - Tyler fire department officials have given the all clear allowing occupants of the Bank of America building to return to work after a bomb threat forced an evacuation Thursday morning.

 

The Tyler Fire department bomb squad did a sweep of the building and did not locate any devices.

Authorities say an employee of the Bank building received a call around 10:15 a.m. stating that several bombs had been placed on the 10th floor.

 

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