Package ignites in Washington DC post office

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
January 7, 2011 23:28

WASHINGTON — Police said a package has ignited at a postal facility in the US capital, a day after two fiery packages were opened in the nearby state of Maryland.

Police officer Hugh Carew did not know if the package is similar to the two that ignited at Maryland state government buildings Thursday.

Carew said the package ignited Friday afternoon.

The building was been evacuated and no injuries were reported.


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