SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Police, fire crews, and a bomb squad are investigating a suspicious package in South Shreveport.

According to Shreveport Fire Department Public Information Officer Robert Taggart, the fire department got a call just after 12 p.m. reporting a suspicious-looking package near some utility equipment near the intersection of Colquitt Road and Dean Road.

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Taggart says SFD bomb squad technicians and investigators are examining the object and working to determine what it is. SFD will use any available resources to determine the contents of the package.

Taggart says the package has been safely removed and the public is safe.

The intersection is reopened to traffic.