Florence company evacuated due to suspicious package

Police say the Florence company Assurant, on Celebrations Boulevard, was evacuated after a suspicious package was found around 11:45 a.m. in the mail room in Building B.

Employees were told to immediately leave the building and to report back to work at 1 p.m.

It turns out it was a package the company had ordered. The person who opened it thought it was suspicious and called police.

Everyone is back to work.