Industrial Safety

Bomb scare leads to evacuation at L.L. Bean plant in Maine

By the Press Herald (South Portland, ME)

Jun 09, 2017

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The L.L. Bean manufacturing facility in Brunswick, ME, was evacuated Thursday night after a police dispatcher received a call stating that a note had been found indicating an explosive device might be located in the building.

The Brunswick Communications Center received a 911 call in connection to a fire alarm being activated at the L.L. Bean facility at 5:41 p.m., the local police department commander said in a statement.

Shortly afterward, the dispatch center received the call “stating a note was located indicating there may have been an explosive device somewhere in the building,” the statement said. Nothing suspicious was found.