SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Police and fire officials were called to a hospital on Carew Street in Springfield after reports of a bomb threat Thursday evening.
Captain Brian Tetreault of the Springfield Fire Department confirmed the report of a bomb threat at Mercy Medical Center and said it was first reported just before 7 p.m.
After investigating the threat, Springfield fire officials and police determined that the threat was “unsubstantiated.”
Captain Tetreault explained that “Mercy Medical security staff were alerted for a reported telephone bomb threat,” prompting a lockdown.
Mercy Medical Center is located at 271 Carew Street in Springfield.