Milk jug causes evacuation in Downtown Orlando

OFD identifies package as milk jug with bolts inside

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Orlando Fire Department said a "legitimate threat" had shut down Pine Street and ordered evacuations of the fire department.

OFD said the threat involved a plastic half gallon milk jug container full of bolts. The container was found in a plastic bag with tape wrapped around it.

The container was found around 9:30 p.m. near the back bay door of OFD station 1 at Orange and Central. Officials said it was deliberately placed.

Nearby businesses in the area were also evacuated as a safety precaution.

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