White powder not found after hazardous materials team searched Holyoke office


Holyoke police, fire  and the State Hazmat Team were called to a building on High Street in Holyoke after a report of a white powder found in a piece of mail at the Fuel Assistance Office. 

Holyoke Fire Captain Kevin Cavagnac told 22News after a thorough search of the woman’s office, the hazardous materials team did not find any powder or residue to test.

Captain Cavagnac said one person was taken to the hospital by a coworker before first responders had arrived. 

The office was deemed safe and the workers allowed to re-occupy the building.

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