The FDNY Headquarters in Brooklyn, New York is being investigated due to reports of a suspicious package. The building has been partially evacuated while investigations are underway. Specifically, the eighth floor of the FDNY Foundation building has been cleared.
According to reports, a fire chief first reported a suspicious package in the Brooklyn Metrotech building around 3 p.m. EST. The building was cleared while the package was investigated. Police were also on the scene as a safety precaution.
The New York Daily News reports that the package was sent specifically to FDNY Chief of Department James Leonard.
At this time, no injuries have been reported and the situation has seemed to end without incident.
The fire department partially evacuated their Brooklyn headquarters Monday after a report of a suspicious package, according to FDNY and NYPD spokesmen.
Police and fire officials are investigating a suspicious package discovered in an office at the fire department’s 9 MetroTech Center near Flatbush Avenue Extension at 3:20 p.m., a fire department spokesman said.
As a precaution, FDNY partially evacuated the building.
FDNY stands for the Fire Department of New York. The evacuation due to a suspicious package comes on the eve of the 17-year anniversary of the September 11 attacks.