Suspicious powder prompts hazmat investigation in downtown West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The suspicious powder found in at 6th Street and North Olive Avenue was harmless, according to a West Palm Beach Fire Rescue spokesman. 

Hazmat crews have cleared out the suspicious powder and the intersection on Olive Avenue and 6th Street has reopened.

Fire rescue crews were dispatched at 1:49 p.m. on Friday after reports of a suspicious powder.

The powder was reportedly in a bag that fell off of a truck.

 

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