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Suspicious package causes road closure in Centerville

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Posted at 3:28 PM, Feb 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-20 18:07:00-05

CENTERVILLE, Utah — Emergency personnel responded to a call about a suspicious package found next to a fire hydrant on Main Street in Centerville around 3 p.m. on Wednesday.

South Davis Metro Fire said they are treating it as a hazardous material incident, and Main Street was temporarily closed from Parrish Lane to Chase Lane while they investigated. They asked the public to avoid the area in the meantime.

Main street was reopened sometime around 4 p.m. after it was determined the package was not an explosive device. The hazardous material team checked out the package, and it was determined to be flour.