Hazmat situation at Rain City Video; 'Everything's all good'
A hazmat situation blocked off 8th Ave NW by Market St earlier today when the folks at Rain City Video received a strange package with a white or "kind of beige" powder in it, said a worker at Rain City.
Several police cars, firetrucks and a hazmat response unit came to the scene at about 11:30 a.m. They isolated the package and the worker who opened the package. They determined the powder was not hazardous and, by 1 p.m., they were packing up and getting ready to go.
"It's not hazardous or dangerous," said Kyle Moore, Seattle Fire Department spokesman. "The woman who opened the envelope didn't have any type of health problems. She was checked out. We didn't have to do any treatment there."
Moore said that they often don't find out what the substance is because they only test for hazardous or dangerous substances.
"I think the danger has cleared," said Mark Jamieson, a public affairs officer at the Seattle Police Department
We called Rain City Video and the worker who discovered the package said they were still open.
"Everything's all good," she said.
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