Bomb Threat Forces Temporary Closure of Six Flags America
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On Wednesday, Six Flags America in Maryland was closed temporarily after the amusement park received a bomb threat, but authorities found no threats during a full investigation of the facility.
According to The Associated Press, Prince George's County fire and police officials were called to Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, when the park received an anonymous bomb threat.
After closing the theme park to the public, the bomb squad was called to the scene and conducted a full investigation of the facility. There were two suspicious packages discovered, but neither was determined to be explosive.
Investigators also completed a second search of the facility, which turned up no additional concerns. After the theme park was cleared, Six Flags America reopened to the public at around 3 p.m. local time.
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