All Clear Issued at Segerstrom Science Center, Emergency Over

Posted: March 24, 2014

A manadatory evacuation is underway at Segerstrom Science Center and Building One. Leave the buildings immediately and stay away from the area until further notice. Information to follow.

5:00 p.m. UPDATE: Felix Event Center is evacuating.

5:08 p.m. UPDATE: All classes and events on West Campus are now cancelled excluding classes currently in session in Duke and Mary Hill.

5:25 p.m. UPDATE: Do NOT use any electronic devices until you are at least 400 feet from West Campus. Once outside precede that distance or farther away from those structures and wait further instructions from authorized personnel.

5:32 p.m. UPDATE: There is a suspicious package in Segerstrom Science Center. Bomb squad on site retrieving package at this time.

5:37 p.m. UPDATE: Trolleys are running to pick up people on Palm Drive and take them to East Campus.

5:54 p.m.  UPDATE: Bomb squad's robot removed suspicious package at 5:38 p.m. and an assessment began at 5:46 p.m. Emergency personnel examining contents.

6:04 p.m. UPDATE: East Campus is open. All classes and events continue on East Campus.

6:13 p.m. UPDATE: The all clear was issued at 6:12 p.m. Due to restricted traffic flow West Campus classes will remain cancelled for the evening.