About 200 people have been evacuated from the Pierce County Human Services Building, 1305 Tacoma Ave. S. as a precautionary measure in response to a bomb threat. The Tacoma Police Department and the Tacoma Fire Department are on the scene. Federal Protective Services and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have arrived to sweep the building.
There are no reports of injuries.
Tacoma Avenue South will be closed from South 13th to South 18th streets until the situation is resolved.
Additional updates are available on the Tacoma Fire Department’s Twitter feed.