Multiple bomb threats reported across the country including NCFL

Published: Dec. 13, 2018 at 2:39 PM EST
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All threats have been determined to not be real.


Lake City Police has announced they are currently investigating a threat. The department is working closely with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Federal Bureau of Investigation.

State and Federal sources indicate this is a nationwide trend and they are monitoring it closely. At this time, none of the received threats have been credible, according to the FBI.

Citizens and businesses are encouraged not to click links in any suspicious emails. Any bomb threats or other threats received, please follow your normal protocols and contact law enforcement


Union County Sheriffs Office has announced they are currently on scene at Lake Butler Hospital concerning a suspicious email bomb threat.

Federal and State authorities have traced the origin of the email to overseas. Deputies are working to make sure no threat exists.

At this time there is no need to evacuate the hospital.

Ocala Police has also announced they have cleared the scene at Career Source.


UPDATE: The City of Trenton Public Safety Department announced that an initial sweep of City Hall has been completed by a bomb squad tech and no suspicious items were found.

Out of an abundance of caution and for the safety of the City Hall employees and visitors a bomb-detecting K9 will clear the building before City Hall is reopened.


UPDATE: The Ocala Police Department is currently investigating two bomb threats received via e-mail; at Career Source on NE 14th St. and at Hospice of Marion County. Both businesses have been evacuated as a precaution.

Multiple bomb threats have been reported across the country, according to authorities.


City of Trenton Public Safety Department announced that a bomb threat has been received at Trenton City Hall. The immediate area will be closed down until further notice. Please avoid the area until the scene can be cleared.

No other threats have been identified at this time.

We will update as soon as information becomes available.