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Bomb Scare a False Alarm at a Midvale Hotel

Bomb Scare a False Alarm at a Midvale Hotel

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(KSL News) Police responded to a bomb scare at a Midvale hotel late this morning.

A resident of the hotel found a box of what he thought were military munitions in a dumpster and brought them inside the building. He called police, who evacuated more than 30 people and brought in bomb experts to investigate.

Curtis Day, Midvale Fire Dept.: "A bomb sniffing dog then went in. The dog did get some hits on the wrapping, but as the bomb technicians examined the box further, they found the only thing in the box was containers."

Officials determined there was not a threat and allowed everyone back in the hotel.

Bomb Scare a False Alarm at a Midvale Hotel

Police arrested the man who made the call on an unrelated warrant. They are looking at the possibility of charging him for bringing a potentially dangerous device inside the building.

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