Deputies: No bomb found at Quincy chicken farm

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Posted at 2:35 PM, Sep 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-10 10:37:25-04

QUINCY, Fla. (WTXL) - A Quincy chicken farm has been cleared of any bomb threat after a threatening call prompted an evacuation Monday morning.

Sgt. Hightower confirmed that they are responding to a bomb threat at Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. which sits in the 6000 block of Shade Farm Road.

According to GCSO, a manager at Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. called deputies after they received a threatening call from a person who said they would blow the place up.

GCSO was immediately notified and precautionary measures were taken to evacuate all employees from the plant. 

The Leon County Bomb Task Force was called to assist Gadsden County law enforcement and they began a search of the buildings and plant grounds. 

There were no visible signs of any bomb related devices and the building was finally cleared at 1:45 p.m. Employees have since been able to resume regular activities.

No arrest has been made in the incident.