Bomb scare at West Sac post office
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 22, 2013 —
West Sacramento police and fire units responded on May 15 to the report of a suspicious package at the U.S. Postal Service mail hub, 3775 Industrial Boulevard.
A call came in at 7:15 a.m. on May 15.
“Upon arrival, responders found a cardboard package emitting an electronic alarm from within,” said a West Sacramento Fire Department press statement. “The package was moved to a secure area outside the south parking area (and) the Yolo County Bomb Squad was dispatched to the scene. The suspicious package was deemed safe around 10:30 a.m., thanks to the great work by the bomb techs.”
What was it?
“A battery operated ‘door stop alarm’ was found to have been accidentally turned on.”
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