Martinsburg Police along with the Loudoun County Bomb Unit spent two hours trying to open the dark container that contained a secure latch. Several businesses were forced to close and residents within a two-block radius were asked to evacuate the area.
The Fairplay Volunteer Fire Department (FVFD) is calling foul play on Fairplay. Community members say they saw a group fund-raising at a local tractor-pull with banners saying all funds go to the FVFD. The company says this was not them and they haven't received a penny.