Norfolk fire officials have cleared the scene of a suspicious box truck that was sitting along a street for several days.
Battalion Chief Julian Williamson with Norfolk Fire and Rescue told WAVY.com a security officer from Colonna’s Shipyard told Norfolk police about the truck in the 300 block of South Main Street Thursday morning just before 10:45 a.m.
Police in turn notified fire crews. The fire marshal’s office and the Norfolk bomb squad responded to the scene to investigate.
The truck was not on the property of the shipyard, though several workers at the shipyard were evacuated and moved to a safer zone.
Officials made contact with the owner of the truck, who was a contractor. Items such as building supplies and aerosols were found inside the truck.
The scene has since been cleared. No one was injured.
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