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Officials investigating 'suspicious vehicle' in Baltimore loaded with 1,000 gallons of gasoline

Posted at 1:29 PM, Sep 09, 2019

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police and Fire Department have blocked off several streets near the Inner Harbor due to an investigation of a suspicious vehicle.

According to the Office of the Baltimore Mayor, the incident was reported to Baltimore City Fire around 10:30 a.m. local time. The department received a threat of a suspicious vehicle with 1,000 gallons of gasoline parked along the 100 block of East Pratt Street.

Police and Public Safety officials immediately worked to evacuate the Inner Harbor and the surrounding buildings in the area when they arrived at the scene.

Local and federal law enforcement were notified of the incident and are actively investigating the area.

This story was originally published by Khalida Volou on WMAR in Baltimore.