AppleInsider reports that a bomb threat was put forth today for Apple’s Elk Grove, California distribution center. Three buildings have been evacuated while the threat is assessed.
People with knowledge of Monday’s ongoing incident informed AppleInsider that the eastern three buildings A, B and C have been evacuated at the Apple Sacramento Campus. The site is used for receiving, warehousing and logistics, and is comprised of three warehouses totaling 450,000 square feet.
The buildings were evacuated Monday around 12:30 p.m. Eastern, 9:30 a.m. Pacific. As of Monday afternoon around 2:30 Eastern, 11:30 local time, emergency personnel were still on scene.
The evacuated buildings house refurbished products, returns, finance and human resource operations for Apple.
There is no word yet on the authenticity of the threat, nor on how it might affect the company’s operations if legitimate.