Milk jug causes evacuation in Downtown Orlando

Published On: Dec 27 2012 10:19:00 PM EST
Updated On: Dec 28 2012 06:35:40 AM EST

The Orlando Fire Department said a "legitimate threat" had shut down Pine Street and ordered evacuations of the fire department.

ORLANDO, Fla. -

The Orlando Fire Department said a "legitimate threat" had shut down Pine Street and ordered evacuations of the fire department.

OFD said the threat involved a plastic half gallon milk jug container full of bolts. The container was found in a plastic bag with tape wrapped around it.

The container was found around 9:30 p.m. near the back bay door of OFD station 1 at Orange and Central. Officials said it was deliberately placed.

Nearby businesses in the area were also evacuated as a safety precaution.