(U//FOUO/LES) Maryland Fusion Center Incendiary Device Warning

MCAC Intelligence Alert

  • 2 pages
  • For Official Use Only
  • Law Enforcement Sensitive
  • January 6, 2011


The Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center (MCAC) reports two potential incendiary devices have activated at state government buildings in Annapolis and Hanover, MD. The first device activated in the Jeffery Building’s mailroom at 16 Francis St, Annapolis; which hosts the offices of the Maryland Secretary of State and the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security. The second device activated at Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) headquarters in Hanover, MD.

One package fizzled and one flamed. The method of ignition is presently unknown. If you find packages similar to this, do not open or handle it and contact emergency services at 911. After contacting 911, please contact the MCAC at 1-800-492-8477, which will coordinate with emergency personnel. Please note that a different package or label than the one pictured above could be used. Please report any additional suspicious activities to the Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center. MCAC opened a virtual command center accessed through LEO.gov in response to this event.

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