Updated at 1:30 PM - Hazardous Materials In WicksburgRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Feb 28 2013 12:14 PM
HOUSTON COUNTY: Houston County Sheriff Deputies are on the scene of 1955 Hubbard Road where hazardous materials have been found.
Reports are someone cleaning up have possibly found some C4 explosive.
Matt is on the scene and will update.
UPDATED @ 12:34 PM
Dothan Bomb Squad is now on scene, the 4400 Block of Judge Louge Road is closed along with the 1900 Block of Hubbard Road. Law Enforcement ask that you please avoid this area due to the roads being closed.
UPDATED @ 12:54 PM
Dothan Fire Department (Engine 8) is on scene , and the bomb techs are preparing to take a closer look at the material and decide the best and safest option to remove it. They are using the robot to safely look at the substance, once is has been determined what the substance is they can safely remove it.
UPDATED @ 1:30 PM
The bomb techs have detonated the device and are securing the scene at this time. They have not released any info on the matter, but we hope to get more info soon. Things should be wrapping up here in a few more mintues and the roads can be reopened.