All clear at FIU after suspicious package found

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Officials have reopened the Blue Parking Garage at Florida International University after a suspicious package was found and the area was evacuated, around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

FIU Police, Homeland Security and Miami-Dade Bomb Squad units all responded to the scene at FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique campus, located near 107th Avenue and Southwest Eighth Street.

As of 7:30 p.m., officials have given an all clear alert, via twitter, after previously asking everyone to stay away from the area until further notice.

Bomb squad units went inside the garage to investigated a vehicle that may have had some sort of device attached to it or near it.

7Skyforce flew over the scene and captured students watching the scene from the top of the nearby Gold Garage before they cleared from the area.

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