The suspicious device was spotted by building guards about 2 a.m. Monday. Seattle police closed streets around the Abraham Lincoln Building at Third and Seneca until the device was destroyed around 5 a.m. by the bomb squad.
Investigators are looking into the cause of a string of fires in the Everett area. Four fires occurred within a 72-hour period — all within Everett city limits.
Firefighters responding to flames at 4:00am Tuesday at the historic Whistling Post tavern were immediately suspicious when they found the door open.