Maryland

UPDATE: No one hurt after bomb threat reported at Talbot Co. YMCA; investigation ongoing

EASTON, Md. - Officials say that they responded to a reported bomb threat on Friday morning, in Easton.

According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office, deputies responded to a bomb threat at 10:24 AM on Friday morning, at the Talbot County YMCA, on Peach Blossom Lane.

Deputies say that no one was injured and that there was no estimated loss. No fire departments responded and no one has been arrested so far. The threat was discovered by YMCA staff.

The Easton Police Department responded with assistance from Maryland State Police, Wicomico County Sheriff's Office, Anne Arundel County Sheriff, Delmar Police Department and the Annapolis Fire Marshal for explosive canine/handlers only.

The Easton Police Department requested the Office of the State Fire Marshal Bomb Squad's help with the threat. The building was scanned by canines and there were no positive canine alerts. The people in the YMCA were evacuated.

The building was turned back over to YMCA staff. The Easton Police Department is following up on the threat.


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