Secret Service clear scene of suspicious package near White House

In this photo taken sept. 22, 2014, the iron perimeter fence lines the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Two Secret Service officers who were on duty the night a man jumped the White House fence and spent more than 15 minutes roaming the grounds have been told the agency intends to fire them. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

WASHINGTON D.C. (WCBD) – The U.S. Secret Service  tweeted tonight  that a suspicious package was located near Pennsylvania Avenue and 15th street. They said on Twitter that the North fence line of the White House is closed and 15th street is closed to through  traffic.

According to the Secret Service  a suspicious suitcase was declared safe of authorities and the street closure has been lifted

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