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Tyler Fire Department responds to explosives scare on College Ave.

TYLER, September 20, 2013-- The Tyler Fire Department responded to 110 N. College Avenue, after a tenant on the 10th floor received a call Thursday, at approximately 10:40 a.m., which indicated that there were multiple explosive devices located throughout the building.  The caller also suggested that they evacuate.

Building occupants voluntarily self-evacuated and representatives with the Tyler Fire Department and the building management conducted a search of the building, including areas on the 10th floor.  No devices were found and occupants were allowed to return to their workplaces.

Responding units included: Tyler Fire Department, Tyler Police Department, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the FBI.

ATF and representatives with the Tyler Fire marshal’s Office are investigating the incident.

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