What You Can Do When There Is a Bomb Threat

seesay2Bomb threats are rare, but should always be taken seriously. How quickly and safely you react to a bomb threat could save lives, including your own. What should you do?

  1. Remain calm.
  2. Call 9-1-1 immediately and report a bomb threat to local law enforcement providing as much detail as you can.
  3. Follow law enforcement instructions.
  4. Evacuate the area and seek protective cover from the bomb and potential debris—these are the best ways to avoid injury.
  5. Do NOT approach or inspect suspicious items or unattended packages.
  6. Do NOT congregate near the incident scene as onlookers may impede first responders and law enforcement.

For more information go to Homeland Security