New Haven social services building evacuated after white substance found

(Photo: Noelle Gardner/WTNH)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — People have been let back inside the social services building in New Haven after it was evacuated due to a white substance found Tuesday morning.

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(Photo: Noelle Gardner/WTNH)

According to the fire chief, that white substance was Calcium Chloride that was discovered in the building around 10:00 a.m. The Social Services building, located at 50 Humphrey Street, was evacuated as hazmat crews responded to the situation.

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(Photo: Noelle Gardner/WTNH)

There were no injuries and the scene was cleared by 11:40 a.m. As of noon, everyone was allowed back inside the building.

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(Photo: Noelle Gardner/WTNH)

 

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