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Dallas Fire-Rescue HazMat Team Dispatched for Suspicious Letter

By JASON EVANS, Correspondent | September 15, 2020 | TEXAS

Story No. 091620102

At 4:40 P.M., Dallas Fire-Rescue’s Hazardous Materials (HazMat) Team was dispatched to a 911 call at Dallas City Hall, located at 1500 Marilla Street, after an employee opened an letter they believed to have an unknown substance in/on it.

The department will not be releasing any details about the letter. However, HazMat examined and ran tests on it, and found no trace of a substance of any kind; and it was therefore determined to be non-hazardous.

The employee who opened the letter was isolated, and checked out by DFR medics, but exhibited no signs of a hazardous exposure.

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