Hazmat investigation results in evacuations within the Jacksonville neighborhood

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Members of the Hazardous Device Unit at the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to investigate a house on Spencer’s Trace Drive on the west side on Wednesday.

According to Lt. DE Pellot officers from the Sheriff’s Office were sent home at 4 pm for a follow-up investigation into a previous “domestic violence incident”. Pellot wrote in a summary that “some objects of concern have been discovered” and that the Dangerous Equipment Division responded.

Specific details could not be published. Pellot said four to five nearby homes have been evacuated as a precaution.

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