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All-clear given at Fayetteville VA Medical Center

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The Fayetteville VA Medical Center evacuated the outlying buildings of the main campus after receiving a bomb threat Thursday morning.

The all-clear was given later in the morning, after 10 a.m.

A hospital spokesman said in-patients were left in rooms until officials could determine the seriousness of threat. All other staff were evacuated.

The threat came in around 8 a.m. Thursday and officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded around 8:35 a.m. Officers assisted with traffic control as well as with closing off all entrances to the VA hospital.

The entire campus, including specialty and community-based clinics, were “on diversion” until noon. The main hospital building where patients are being treated has not been evacuated. Officers on scene are conducting sweeps. A device has not been found at this time.


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