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Hospital Patients Evacuated in Bomb Scare

Hospital Patients Evacuated in Bomb Scare

Posted - Jul. 28, 2004 at 4:45 p.m.



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(KSL News) -- About ten patients at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center were evacuated this afternoon because of a bomb scare.

Patients in the CAT lab and critical unit were hustled out after a hospital worker noticed a brand new cooler left nearby at an outdoor park bench.

Provo police and bomb squad officers brought in a robot to remove the cooler. X-rays showed nothing harmful inside. Hospital representatives say their efforts in disaster preparedness paid off and they were able to handle the incident quickly and effectively.

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