Deputies responded Wednesday afternoon to a ravine on non-public property, the place they found 300 to 400 FedEx packages of assorted sizes that appeared to have been thrown into the ravine, the Blount County Sheriff’s Office mentioned in a press release on Facebook.
“Hopefully we will have some answers soon,” the workplace mentioned.
An space supervisor for FedEx responded to the scene, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned, and the corporate “sent multiple trucks and drivers from all over the south” who were set to start loading the packages at dawn Thursday.
An replace by the sheriff’s workplace Thursday morning mentioned officers were “making a dent” within the cleanup and restoration effort.
CNN has reached out to FedEx for remark.