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At Least One Bomb Discovered at Greensboro's Cone Mills

Posted November 9, 1999 6:00 a.m. EST

— Firefighters are on the scene of a potentially explosive situation at Greensboro'sCone Mills.

Emergency crews were first called to the textile plant because of a fire. Then, firefighters discovered what appear to be several crude bombs.

The bomb squad was quickly called to the scene and sent in a robot and scent dogs to get a closer look.

Officials confirm they found at least one bomb with a timing device; it was found in a woman's restroom.

Third-shift workers have been cleared out of the building.

Cone Mills is one of the largest textile plants in Greensboro.