The Gaithersburg Police Department evacuated its station Thursday after an anonymous bomb threat was made, the Gaithersburg Police Department said.
Around 1:36 p.m., police staff received a call with a recorded message saying a bomb was near the station, Spokesperson and Officer Dan Lane told MyMCM in an email. Staff was evacuated and county Fire and Explosives Investigations personnel checked the facility before it was cleared, Lane said, and staff returned inside.
Fulks Corner Avenue, where the police station is located, was temporarily closed Thursday between South Frederick Avenue and Olde Towne Avenue.
The building has been rendered all clear and staff has been let back in. All roads are back open. https://t.co/isOsNHGaOQ
— Gaithersburg Police (@GPDNews) January 21, 2021