Haz-Mat Workers Determine White Powder at Erie Insurance is Not Hazardous

Published 04/02 2014 12:55PM

Updated 04/02 2014 06:32PM

April 2 2014-
Emergency workers, including Erie Police, firefighters the Erie Bomb Squad and Haz Mat have all responded to the Erie Insurance complex at East 5th and French Streets to deal with what they say is a "suspicious package".

Reportedly, the ventilation system in the building has been shut down and the situation is being investigated.

Workers determined the package contained a harmless cleaning compound. 

Emergency workers have withdrawn.

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