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I've worked for the Army for over 20 years, so I've experienced my share
of bomb threats. They come in clusters. We'll go years without one, then
have two or three in less than six months. They usually coincide with
A bomb scare could be from an actual threat received (phone call, mail,
etc.) or because someone discovered a suspicious package or an abandoned
briefcase in the building.
You should *always* take them seriously. While most turn out to be a
hoax or an innocently left-behind package, the risk is just to great to
become complacent about it.
>From: Documania[SMTP:dcma -at- MAIL1 -dot- NAI -dot- NET]
>Sent: Friday, August 01, 1997 6:11 PM
>To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
>Subject: WORK: Bomb Scares
>Has anyone worked at a company that has received bomb scares?
>HOWEVER: In the past four months we have twice been evacuated for bomb
>This disturbs me. Is it something I should take seriously? -- like, get out
>of there ASAP?