1:35 PM: Thanks for the tips. Avoid Fauntleroy through The Triangle – big police response centered on the long-closed Midas. We are working to get more information.
1:41 PM: Police describe it as a “potential hazard at a closed business.” Fauntleroy is closed/closing and traffic is being diverted. As the reader photo above shows, they’ve taped off the closed Midas.
1:46 PM: “Possible explosive device” in the closed Midas. Arson and Bomb Squad will handle.
2:04 PM: Not resolved yet. SFD is being called in to stand by across Fauntleroy Way.
2:14 PM: While police are keeping people back – see the tape across Fauntleroy in the photos we’ve added above – they have not issued any sort of evacuation order.
2:19 PM: Police have removed two bags of items from the scene.
2:32 PM: We’re still at the scene; just heard via emergency radio, “you can open up traffic, we’re secure.”
2:36 PM: Just talked to two people who say they’re the ones who called this in. They are contractors who were asked to check out a “hole” in the back of the closed building. They looked in – and saw “grenades,” and called police.
2:39 PM: The road is reopening. SPD confirms the recovered items were “harmless.”