• Bomb threat called into Fairmont hotel in downtown Pittsburgh

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    PITTSBURGH - The Fairmont hotel in downtown Pittsburgh has been deemed safe after a bomb threat was called into the hotel Thursday afternoon.

    Authorities said the threat was called in to police for the hotel about 2:30 p.m.

    Pittsburgh Police Lt. Jason Lando said bomb dogs went through the entire hotel and found nothing. The scene was reported safe just before 4:30 p.m.

    Channel 11’s Julie Fine reported that while crews investigated, those inside the hotel weren’t allowed to leave.

    Lando told Fine that whoever is responsible for calling in the threat will be prosecuted.

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