Carmike Theaters across the country including Tyler and Longview are being checked out by local fire departments and police after the company headquarters received a bomb threat call Friday.

The call was made to Carmike Cinemas headquarters in Columbus, Georgia, and according to, the bomb threat said numerous bombs were planted across the country.

Don Martin with the Tyler Police Department said officers are assisting Tyler Firefighters in their check of the movie theater on South Broadway in response to the company’s request.