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Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a home at Beacon Boulevard in south Fort Myers Wednesday, Oct. 14. Credit: WINK News.

Suspicious package determined not to be a threat in south Fort Myers

Multiple crews responded to a home in South Fort Myers Wednesday night, where a suspicious package was reported. It was determined there was no threat to public safety due to the package.

Crews went to a scene near Beacon Boulevard, where deputies, special operations, fire engines and responders in hazmat suits investigated a suspicious package. The scene was south of Page Field.

According to South Trail Fire & Rescue District, at 9 p.m., a homeowner called 911 about a suspicious package that was sent to her in the mail.

Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded, and deputies determined this would need to be investigated by a bomb squad. LCSO bomb squad then determined it was not a bomb.

Then, the sheriff’s office wanted to have South Trail and Fort Myers hazmat teams and EMS to make sure it wasn’t threat to the community, and it was determined not to be.

The package will be turned over to LCSO for further investigation

Writer:WINK News
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