Scott Air Force Base sees evacuations, shelter in place order due to bomb threat
By KMOV.com Staff
ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Il. (KMOV.com) -- Several buildings on Scott Air Force Base were evacuated and a shelter in place order was issued while security forces responded to a bomb threat at the 375th Medical Clinic Monday afternoon.
The explosive ordnance team responded to the scene and all buildings within 500 feet of the clinic were been evacuated as a precaution. Any buildings within 1,500 feet were under a shelter in place order until just before 5:30. Those buildings included:
All Shiloh Housing
After a search, authorities said no bomb was found. The order to shelter in place has been lifted.
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