Suspicious package forces evacuation of Viera courthouse

Brevard County Fire-Rescue responded to a suspicious package at the courthouse in Viera that caused the evacuation of the courthouse.

A clerk opened the letter and was exposed to suspicious substance, according to Brevard County Sheriff's Office. The substance tested negative for harmful materials.

The courthouse has since been reopened.

Copyright 2013 by All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.