After suspicious bags were found sitting at the front of the Alabama Post Office, the bomb squad was called in to examine their contents. After using robots to transport the bags, officers found not explosive materials, but hot dogs wrapped in aluminum foil.
According to WAFF, Police do not feel as though they overreacted to the situation. Florence Police Chief Ron Tyler tells the news station,
Now, a local business selling “Atomic Dogs” is trying to make light of the situation. A Facebook post from Wildwood Tavern, a restaurant and bar in Florence, reads,
Alas, another example of thirsty PR. Smh.