Hazardous materials crews respond to bank on Market St.

2:50 p.m. SFD crews have determined that the suspicious powder found at Wells Fargo bank was not hazardous. The package has now been turned over to the SPD arson bomb squad for further investigation. The area is now clear and traffic delays have ceased.

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Photo courtesy of Seattle Fire Department.

10:50 a.m. Fire and police have responded to the Wells Fargo bank at 1819 Market St. for a report of a suspicious package with “unknown powder.” Traffic along Market St. near 20th is impacted, and SPD is asking people to steer clear of the area.

hasmat2Photo courtesy of Ali Walker.

You may remember late last month when there was a similar call at the Bank of America on Market for white powder in an envelope, which turned out not to be hazardous. We’ll keep you updated.


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