Beginning on March 2, 2018, a series of package bombs exploded in Austin and San Antonio, Texas, killing two people and injuring five others. The incidents sparked fear amongst the cities’ populations and incited broad security concerns. Dataminr alerted clients to each of the attacks ahead of major news reports and provided on-going notifications, some containing images from the scene, aiding in situational awareness and response during the 19 days of terror.
Dataminr alerted clients to each of the attacks ahead of major news reports.
During the 19-day period, Dataminr provided on-going notifications, some containing images from the scene, aiding in situational awareness and response.
Photo from the scene of a home explosion in north #Austin. A man was taken to the hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries
Multiple #ATCEMS @Austin_Police @AustinFireInfo onscene of a reported explosion at 4800 block of Oldfort Hill Dr (06:44); 2 pts identified thus far with Medics obtaining DOS pronouncement of late teens Male & ~40's F txpt'd to DSMC w/serious potentially life threat inj's. MTF...
Multiple assets from #ATCEMS @Austin_Police & @ austinfiredept responding to reported explosion 6700blk Galindo St (1149) No information on if or how many patients at this time. More information to follow.
Multiple #ATCEMS assets responding to an unconfirmed report of an Explosion at 4721 Eagle Feather Dr (20:32); Initial unconfirmed reports of 6 patients “on the ground”. Assets still responding More to Follow...
FBI in Schertz investigating an explosion that happened at a @ FedEx ground facility around midnight. One woman reportedly injured #kens5eyewitness.
Re Haz Mat Task Force 9801 Brodie at Goodwill. Austin Fire on scene at reported package explosion. @Austin_Police and @ATCEMS on scene as well. One reported injury and crews evacuating building.