ASHEVILLE, NC (WSPA) – A maintenance worker found a suspicious package in the 100 block of Woodfin St., according to Christina Hallingse with Asheville Police.
She says 911 was called at 11:30 a.m.
The bomb squad has been called in to do a preliminary investigation and decide how to proceed.
Hallingse says the package did not contain an explosive device.
They are treating it as a hazmat situation and a fire department hazmat crew is on the scene.
Hallingse says they expect the building an street to open again with an hour.