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Powder Scare in Avon

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Emergency Personnel  responded to the Avon Mill Apartments  about 4:45 Friday afternoon  after a resident discovered  a white powdery substance  in the mail he had received.

As a precaution , the unit where the powder was found was quarantined and the  two occupants   decontaminated.

With the assistance of the Capitol  Region Hazardous Materials Team, testing confirmed there was no hazardous  substance..

The quarantine was lifted about 7:30 pm.No injuries were reported.

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