Authorities Investigate Possible Explosives at Department of Energy in Germantown Thursday Morning

Around 9am this morning, Montgomery County Police tweeted that the entrance to the Department of Energy in the 19900 block of Germantown Rd. was closed as the result of an investigation by the Federal Protective Services. According to a report by FOX 5, a security dog alerted security personnel to the presence of possible explosives inside a vehicle at a Department of Energy checkpoint which prompted the investigation.

At 11am, the entrance to the Department of Energy was reopened. There were no injuries reported and the investigation is continuing off-site. We will post an update when additional information is available.

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