Seattle police officers and firefighters responded to two reported hazmat situations synagogues Friday evening.

According to the Seattle Fire Department, the Sephardic Bikur Holim Congregation, an orthodox synagogue located at 6500 52nd Avenue South, was evacuated as a safety precaution.

The building security manager, Ben Tilson, said an employee was opening mail when they discovered an envelope with multiple documents. When opening the envelope, a white, powdery substance fell out.



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