Unknown White Powder Incident At Wal-Mart; Multiple Victims Exposed, Haz-Mat Investigating

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Details are limited at this time on an ongoing incident at a Spokane, Washington Wal-Mart involving cash, and a reported white powder incident.  As of posting 5 people have been transported by EMS from the scene.

SPOKANE, Wash. — The Walmart in North Spokane on Colton was evacuated Sunday evening after the discovery of some suspicious white powder. Fire officials now say five people were treated for minor injuries.

The call came in around 6:45 Sunday night near Colton and Jay Ave. The Spokane Fire Department’s hazmat team was brought in in to try to identify the white powder.

As of 8:30, the store was still evacuated. Please avoid the area if possible.

 

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