Suspicious package shuts down Orange County intersection

Orange County bomb squad investigating 'large object'

Published On: Feb 25 2013 10:37:13 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 25 2013 11:08:17 AM EST
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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -

Orange County Fire Rescue is investigating a report of a suspicious package in east Orange County on Monday morning.

The Orange County sheriff's bomb squad is on the scene of the suspicious item, which authorities say is located on the side of the road near the intersection of Lake Pickett Road and Tanner Road.

The intersection has been shut down since about 9 a.m. and motorists should use alternative routes in the area, authorities said.

No other details were immediately available, only that it was reported to be a large object, Fire Rescue officials said.

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