Suspicious item evacuates Roseburg City Hall

0815 City of RoseburgUpdate (08/15 1:20 p.m.) — The Roseburg Fire Department said the suspicious items found at Roseburg City Hall have been disposed of by the Oregon State Police Explosives Unit. The incident is under investigation.

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Roseburg, Ore. –  A suspicious package located at Roseburg City Hall prompted the evacuation of the building and surrounding areas Monday morning.

The Roseburg Fire Department said a city employee found the item on one of the exterior stairwells of the building just before 8:00 a.m.

Firefighters said the Oregon State Police Explosives Unit was called to further investigate.

Roseburg City Hall was evacuated and a section of SE Jackson Street from Douglas to Court has been closed as a precaution.

NBC5 News will continue to update this breaking story as more information becomes available.

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