Fire crews investigate suspicious package at Lake County courthouse

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TAVARES, Fla. —

Fire crews responded to the Lake County courthouse in Tavares Tuesday afternoon because of reports of a suspicious package.

Lake County sheriff's officials said the package was delivered to the fifth floor of the courthouse.

The Tavares Fire Department hazmat team is investigating a white powder that was found in the package.

The fifth floor of the courthouse was evacuated as hazmat crews worked at the scene.

We will have more details on the incident on Channel 9 Eyewitness News at 11.