Utah Power Offers Reward after Bomb Threat

Utah Power Offers Reward after Bomb Threat

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(Salt Lake City-AP) -- Federal and local authorities are investigating a bomb threat phoned into Utah Power New Year's Eve, and Utah Power's offering a reward to find out who.

The threat was called in around two p-m Wednesday afternoon against unspecified Utah Power facilities.

Utah Power is offering a reward of up to 20-thousand dollars for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or person's responsible.

Spokesman Kimball Hansen says the company took precautions to protect their employees at several facilities in the Salt Lake Valley. But Hansen wouldn't say what those precautions were or discuss the nature of the threat.

The incident was referred to local police and the FBI. Anyone with information is urged to call police at 801-799-4636.

(Copyright 2004 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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