All clear given after HAZMAT team responds to Polk Sheriff’s Office substation

UPDATE: The all clear has been given.

PREVIOUS STORY: WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (WFLA) – Officials say a suspicious package was brought into the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in Winter Haven. Polk County Fire Rescue crews are on scene.

A resident brought in the packaging, saying he or she had found it, officials said.

The Winter Haven sheriff’s office substation is located at Winter Lake Road and US 98.

The HAZMAT team is on scene. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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