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Suspicious Letter Triggers Bomb Squad Response to Smith & Wesson


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A letter that appeared suspicious Monday caused a response from emergency crews.

Dennis Leger, aide to Springfield’s Fire Commissioner, says that around 11:30 a.m., someone working at Smith and Wesson’s mailroom examined an envelope and apparently found something suspicious about it.

The city’s arson and bomb squad was then called out to the Roosevelt Avenue facility to assist Mass. State Police and Springfield Police in an investigation into that envelope.

Leger notes that further x-rays determined that the envelope was not dangerous and the scene was cleared about an hour later.

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  • darkwave2013

    Why is it that one assumes a “liberal” made a bomb threat to Smith and Wesson? I AM A LIBERAL AND A GUN OWNER!!!! And I work there! So I know what happened.
    If Michael read the article carefully, which he didn’t, he would have known that It was a false alarm. Sorry Michael. No bomb. Go back to school and learn to read. Your reading comprehension skills are a mockery.

  • darkwave2013

    And by the way, Smith and Wesson has NO PLANS TO MOVE. Enough said.

  • darkwave2013

    Kathleen can’t read either. Please move to Florida! I can’t stand women whose IQ are lower than my shoe size.

  • darkwave2013

    I wouldn’t buy Taurus, since it was once a branch of Smith and Wesson. Kathleen, let my manager know what? You are an empty headed female? Why don’t you shut up and go back to the kitchen where you belong. Females like you shouldn’t be allowed to comment. It is against God’s plan.

  • darkwave2013

    That’s because you are stupid Michael. Please kill yourself. You are an affront to God’s plan.

  • darkwave2013

    And I am a demon.