Bomb Squad Called, No Explosives Found at Dept. of Energy in Germantown 

Police and fire rescue personnel responded to the Department of Energy (DOE) in Germantown for a suspicious package, according to police. 

Emergency communications received a call at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday for a potential suspicious package inside a delivery truck at the DOE, per the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD). The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Fire and Explosive Investigations Unit searched the truck and police assisted with traffic management. Parts of Germantown Road were closed and as of 5:13 p.m. all lanes are open, police wrote on Twitter.

As of 5:24 p.m., MCFRS units were clearing the incident. MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the bomb squad investigation was concluded.

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