BURLINGTON CITY – A bomb threat by phone prompted the evacuation of one of Amazon’s warehouses in New Jersey on Monday morning.
City police said a 911 call was received around 6:45 a.m., mentioning the facility along East Pearl Street.
Police responded to the location and day shift workers were sent home with pay, an Amazon spokesperson confirmed in New Jersey 101.5.
Late Monday afternoon, police cleared the site to reenter safely and operations resumed with the night shift from 6 p.m., the spokesperson added.
As of September, there were 19 distribution centers, 20 delivery stations and 22 Whole Foods Markets owned and operated by Amazon in the state.
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