‘ALL CLEAR’ given at Camp Lejeune following morning evacuation


CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (WWAY/WCTI) —┬áThe “all clear” has been given aboard Camp Lejeune following Thursday morning’s bomb threats.

A base officials confirmed the “all clear” was issued around 10 a.m. No threats were found aboard base. The Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts, where the bomb threats were called into, have been reopened. The official confirmed all business is back to normal in the area.

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This all followed the alert posted at 8:29 a.m. to Camp Lejeune’s Facebook page:

“BASE ALERT: Camp Lejeune PMO is currently working an incident in the area of the mainside Exchange/Commissary. All personnel are advised to avoid the area at this time.”

At approximately 9:30 a.m., Camp Lejeune Public Affairs Director Nat Fahy confirmed the incident was two bomb threats at separate locations aboard base. The first bomb threat was called in to the Starbucks and the second was to the Dunkin Donuts. Fahy said the threats are currently being investigated and bomb-detection crews are still on scene. The area is still under evacuation.