White powder found at West Palm Beach Courthouse deemed safe, officials say

White powder found at West Palm Beach Courthouse deemed safe, officials say
(Source: WPTV)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Officials say a mysterious white powder found at the West Palm Beach Courthouse on Tuesday afternoon was not dangerous.

According to West Palm Beach Fire Rescue, the powder was found inside an envelope in an office.

The entire floor where the powder was found was evacuated as HAZMAT teams entered and investigated.

In the end, officials said the powder was not dangerous and the building will reopen.

#UPDATE: The white powder is not dangerous and the building will reopen, fire officials say. ---------- BREAKING LIVE: WPTV's Andrew Lofholm TV is on the scene after a white powder sparked a HAZMAT incident at the West Palm Beach Courthouse. DETAILS ➡️ http://bit.ly/2xBNga2

Posted by WPTV on Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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