Bomb Scare at Kalispell UPS Facility Forces Evacuations

By Beacon Staff

A bomb scare Friday afternoon shut down traffic on Meridian Road and forced the evacuation of residences within a quarter-mile of a UPS facility, located at 1151 North Meridian Road.

According to a press release from the Kalispell Police Department, the report of a possible bomb at the UPS shipping facility, located at the intersection of 3 Mile Dr. and North Meridian Rd., prompted emergency response personnel to evacuate surrounding homes during the investigation.

Kalispell police received the report at 3:25 p.m., and are asking that citizens plan on alternative routes and avoid the area.

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