WAUCHULA, Fla. – A bomb menace at a hospital in Wauchula is forcing the evacuation of sufferers and workers.
Hardee County Emergency Administration stated somebody made the menace round 2 p.m. Friday.
All sufferers and hospital workers had been evacuated to the hospital’s car parking zone, whereas important sufferers had been evacuated to hospitals in neighboring counties.
“We evacuated 25 sufferers and their relations to a close-by constructing, and moved a number of sufferers in our emergency room to different medical services,” a spokesperson for Creation Well being informed FOX 13. “We routinely carry out emergency drills and in the present day put follow into motion to maintain our sufferers protected. They’re all the time our first precedence.”
First responders from Hardee, Highlands, Polk, DeSoto and Manatee counties have responded to the scene, together with Florida Freeway Patrol and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Fee.
“No protecting measures are required right now and the incident is below management,” emergency managers stated.
It is a growing story. Verify again for updates.