A post office in the city of Industry was evacuated on Tuesday after they received a suspicious package which turned out to be a vacuum.
Deputies were dispatched to the post office, located in the 15400 block of E Gale, just before 2:55 p.m., after learning of the package, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
“A package was received at the post office, staff there deemed it suspicious and called LASD,” the department said in a statement. “Fire HAZMAT is on scene, post office has been evacuated.”
Hazardous materials crews were called to the scene to assist in the investigation.
The area was cleared after investigators were able to determine that the suspicious package was in fact a vacuum.