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Sligh Boulevard Reopens After Suspicious Package Scare

The Orlando Fire Department is responding to a suspicious package.

The Orlando Fire Department says no hazard was found after reports of a suspicious package shut down Sligh Boulevard and halted Amtrak operations this morning.

Fire Department officials were responding to a suspicious package near the Amtrak station. The fire department said the bomb unit, the hazmat unit and the arson unit were all dispatched.

The Amtrak train was also stopped and evacuations ordered in the perimeter.

The street was reopened and train services resumed this afternoon.

 


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Abe Aboraya started writing for newspapers in High School. After graduating from the University of Central Florida in 2007, he spent a year traveling and working as a freelance reporter for the Seattle Times and the Seattle Weekly, and working for local news websites in the San Francisco Bay area. Most recently Abe ... Read Full Bio »

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