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Kennebunk Service Plaza Reopened After False Bomb Threat

Maine Turnpike: Thinking Ahead FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 06, 2013
Erin Courtney
513-2982
ecourtney@maineturnpike.com
CONTACT: Dan Morin (MTA)
838-8613
dmorin@maineturnpike.com


Kennebunk Service Plaza Reopened After False Bomb Threat

Plaza and Exit 25 southbound off-ramp closed for approximately 2 hours

Kennebunk Service Plaza Reopened After False Bomb Threat
 
PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Turnpike Authority and Maine State Police this morning were made aware of a bomb threat at the Exit 25 Kennebunk Service Plaza on the southbound side of the Maine Turnpike.
 
Maine State Police troopers immediately responded once the information was received at approximately 7:15 a.m. All occupants of the service plaza were evacuated and the Exit 25 southbound off-ramp approaching the plaza was also closed. A state police canine trained in explosive detection was used by troopers to perform a sweep of the building, and no explosive device was located.
 
The service plaza and Exit 25 southbound off-ramp were reopened at approximately 9:15 a.m.
 
Any person with information relating to this morning’s false bomb threat should contact the Maine State Police directly by calling (207) 624-7200.
 
 
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