NEWTON (CBS) — Police, fire, and K-9 units responded to Newton-Wellesley Hospital for reports of a bomb threat Tuesday. The hospital’s correlating Urgent Care Center in Waltham was also threatened.
Newton Fire Department said they were checking the hospital out of an abundance of caution. The hospital and care center continued their normal operations as they were swept by Newton and Waltham Police and Fire Departments, as well as the Mass. State Police.READ MORE: 'DCR Wants To Turn This Into A Lawn': Group Fights Plan To Relocate Herter Community Garden
According to the hospital, nothing suspicious was found. The scene has since cleared.READ MORE: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
“We’re confident that there is nothing inside that building,” Newton Police Officer Bruce Apotheker added.MORE NEWS: 'I Lost My Son To The Streets': Father Brings Busload Of Donations To Mass And Cass
The fire department told WBZ-TV the call came into the hospital directly around 9:30 a.m. They will continue to investigate where the call came from.