The company’s Fulda facility in central Germany received an anonymous threat at 11:00 a.m., and police were notified. Goodyear states that at this stage the caller’s genuineness cannot be ascertained, however both the police and Goodyear Dunlop are taking appropriate measures and are boosting security at the site. As part of a range of preventative measures to ensure the safety of employees and neighbouring residents, the Fulda plant was evacuated.
Police action continued during the afternoon. A police search of the works at as of 3 p.m. local time had provided no further information regarding the incident. (Tyres & Accessories/Staffordshire, U.K.)