Update: Bomb Squads Investigate Suspicious Package in Germantown

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Units, including the MCFRS Bomb Squad, are on the scene assisting the Department Of Energy (19901 Germantown Rd) in the investigation of a suspicious package.  According to a report from WJLA, a FedEx truck was searched after a package was found Wednesday morning near the entrance of the building.  Per MCPD:
“At 11:15 a.m. today, Montgomery County Emergency Communications received a call regarding the possibility of a suspicious package inside of a delivery truck at the Department of Energy (DOE), in the 19000 block of Germantown Road.  Montgomery County Department of Police is assisting the DOE with traffic management.Montgomery County Fire Rescue Fire and Explosive Investigations Unit is conducting a search of the truck. Germantown Road is closed between Crystal Rock Drive and I-270, including ramps 15A and 15B.
Drivers are advised to seek an alternate route and expect significant delays. ”


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