Casper, Wyoming (January 27th, 2023) – At 2:31pm, Casper Fire-EMS Firefighters were
dispatched to the 1700 block of Cody Avenue to assist the Casper Police Department with an inactive investigation. Firefighters were advised by responding Officers of the presence of suspicious packages containing an unknown product found in a residential structure.
Firefighters/Hazardous Materials Technicians with Casper Fire-EMS arrived on scene and provided assistance to the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office and Casper Police Department Bomb Technicians in identifying the contents and potential hazards of the items in question. After complete and thorough testing, no hazards to responders or the general public were identified.
During the course of the incident, precautionary evacuations of neighboring homes were ordered out of an abundance of caution. Those evacuation orders have been lifted, and the closure of Cody Avenue has been lifted.
No injuries were reported as of the time of this release. Also, as of the time of this release, no arrests have been made by the Casper Police Department. Further details surrounding the initial call for Police and the circumstances surrounding the ongoing investigation will be released by the Casper Police Department when they become available.
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