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.
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.
Bomb Squad is investigating a suspicious package- Foster Rd & Odie Ln in Santa Maria. Foster Rd is closed from Orcutt Rd to Hummel Dr. Shelter in place requested for residents to the south of road closures ending at Union Valley Parkway. pic.twitter.com/YBhqXbmAi0— PIO Raquel Zick (@SBSOPIO) May 17, 2021
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.