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Shelter-in-place lifted after suspicious package investigation in Orcutt

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Posted at 8:54 PM, May 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-17 21:32:27-04

ORIGINAL STORY (11:50 p.m.) - The shelter-in-place order has been lifted.

According to sheriff's officials, the device has been recovered and the area is safe.

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ORIGINAL STORY (8:54 p.m.) - The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad is investigating a suspicious package in the area of Foster Road and Odie Lane in Orcutt.

Foster Road is closed from Orcutt Road to Hummel Drive.

A shelter-in-place is requested for residents to the south of road closures ending at Union Valley Parkway.

Some southern San Luis Obispo County residents received a wireless emergency alert about this incident in error, according to emergency services officials. San Luis Obispo Count residents are not impacted at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back later for more details.