Suspicious package found on Woodfin St. in Asheville

Asheville Suspicious package
Credit: Kate Justus

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.

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