Suspicious Package ‘Safe’ After Evacuation Of Town In Fremont County

CBS Denver

FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Pueblo Bomb Squad has determined a suspicious package, that forced part of a town in Fremont County to be evacuated, was not a threat.

A suspicious package was found at a business in Penrose on Wednesday morning.

Dispatch sent out a reverse 911 at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday to Penrose residents and businesses within a three mile radius of Estes to evacuate.

Roads surrounding Estes, a company that manufactures model rockets, were closed during the investigation. Evacuees from Penrose were advised to go to the elementary school in Florence. (credit: Fremont County Sheriff) (credit: Fremont County Sheriff)

All roads that were closed during the investigation, Highway 50 from Highway 115 east to R Street, were reopened at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

The nature of the suspicious package, where it was found and who discovered it have not been released.

No injuries were reported on Wednesday afternoon.

Penrose is located about…

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