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‘No Bomb’ Found in Van with 1,000 Gallons of Gas in Baltimore Parking Garage

Baltimore emergency officials evacuated a large area of downtown on Monday after an abandoned van loaded with 1,000 gallons of gasoline was discovered in the parking garage of one of the city’s most venerable companies, officials said.

Shortly after 11 a.m. police received a call about a suspicious vehicle in the parking garage of 100 E. Pratt St., home to T. Rowe Price, one of the city’s largest private employers. Officials quickly began an evacuation from several high rise buildings that sparked Sept. 11 anxiety and turned the heart of the city’s business and tourist district into a crime scene tied off with yellow tape.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young on Twitter dispelled fears of a potential bomb and said officials were working to “ensure everyone remains safe.”

Read more at The Baltimore Sun

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