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Emergency evacuation is the immediate and rapid movement of people away from the threat or actual occurrence of a hazard. Examples range from the small scale evacuation of a building due to a bomb threat or fire to the large scale evacuation of a district because of a flood, bombardment or approaching weather system.
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Evacuating the Washington Navy Yard Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Evacuating the Washington Navy Yard

The historic Washington Navy Yard is home to a number of Navy organizations: not just the Navy’s... - Full Story

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Ala. town evacuates after mistaking marijuana for bomb

Ala. town evacuates after mistaking marijuana for bomb

A bomb squad and HazMat were called in to inspect a package atop a rail car that turned out to be 2 kilos of marijuana - Full Story

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Shots fired at LAX, prompting evacuation

Los Angeles airport police stated a gunman with a high-powered rifle had been shot and secured by law enforcement Friday morning.

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Destructive device forces evacuation of Fla. airport

Airport was evacuated after police found suspicious packages in garage, terminal; Jacksonville Sheriff spokesman says one was taken offsite due to destructive nature - Full Story

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Battery caused explosion that evacuated Columbus Police HQ

Boom was traced to a battery in a hydraulic ladder in lobby that was used for insulation project - Full Story

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Ex-TSA screener arrested in airport threats

Ex-TSA screener arrested in airport threats

Nna Alpha Onohua made threats via phone which forced evacuation of Los Angeles Int'l Airport; letters linked to him promised attacks more devastating than 9/11. Terminals searched

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Princeton University evacuates after bomb threat

The university says state, federal and local law enforcement agencies are investigating - Full Story

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Bomb threat at Boston courthouse prompts evacuation

Workers could be seen carrying cribs and children from the day care center in the court house - Full Story

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Police evacuate La. town containing 6M pounds of explosives

State police are launching a criminal investigation of a company after finding the explosive material was stored illegally - Full Story

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Texas A&M evacuates campus after bomb threat

Texas A&M evacuates campus after bomb threat

The evacuation order was posted on the university's website Friday as a "Code Maroon" warning - Full Story



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