15th & I: “Suspicious Containers” Force Street Closures
“Authorities have closed portions of two downtown Washington streets as they investigate the discovery of several containers carrying an unknown substance. D.C. fire department spokesman Alan Etter says the containers were found on a sidewalk midday Thursday at the corner of 15th and I streets. The air around the containers tested negative and there are no reports of illnesses or injuries at this time. People in the area are being asked to stay inside as a precaution, but no evacuation has been ordered.” Read more.