Bomb threats at Scott AFB medical clinic, suspicious package at gym

Scott AFB

UPDATE – At 8:05 p.m. Scott Air Force Base announced the response to the bomb threat incident from earlier today has been concluded with negative findings.

 

SCOTT AFB – Scott AFB is responding to a bomb threat at the 375th Medical Clinic, which has been evacuated. Fire, Security Forces and the Explosive Ordnance teams are on scene and assessing the situation. In addition, buildings within a 500 foot cordon in the Medical Clinic compound have also been evacuated. Security Forces have secured the area and personnel are asked to stay clear of the area until further notice. 

There is currently a 1500 ft outer cordon around the Clinic. All buildings within this outer cordon are directed to Shelter in Place. This includes:
All Shiloh Housing
Galaxy/TLF
Billeting
The Dorms
Shoppette
Education Center
Scott Club
1600
1575
1700
1650
1930
1934
More details will be forthcoming as they become available.

In addition, Scott AFB is responding to a suspicious package incident near the James Gym. Emergency responders are on scene and setting up a cordon there. More information will be released as it become available.