Hazmat at Immigration Service Building in Spring Garden

September 5, 2013 11:13:35 AM PDT
Emergency crews responded to the scene of a hazmat investigation in Philadelphia's Spring Garden section Thursday morning.

The incident happened at the Immigration Service Building, located on the 1600 block of Callowhill Street.

According to authorities, white powder was found inside an envelope on the second floor of a building at that location.

The second floor of the building was evacuated and one woman, who was exposed to the white powder, was evaluated by paramedics as a precaution.

Hazmat teams later deemed the scene as safe.


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