Chattanooga: UTC evacuates parts of campus after bomb threat

Chattanooga: UTC evacuates parts of campus after bomb threat

October 27th, 2011 by Ansley Haman in News

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga students were evacuated from campus buildings today following a bomb threat.

Photo by Tim Barber/Times Free Press.

UTC campus police have ordered evacuation of Grote, Holt and the University Center and surrounding area.

University officials evacuated the buildings about 12:30 p.m. after a a bomb threat was reported, UTC spokesman Chuck Cantrell said.

Students remained outside the two academic buildings and student union for some time.

"UTC and bomb threats," muttered senior Meredith Lindley, who was in a psychology test when the alarm begin.

Another student in the same class, junior Mary Moore, estimated that she's had an average of one bomb threat per semester during her time at UTC.