Building safe after hazmat report at Wright-Patterson AFB

Building safe after hazmat report at Wright-Patterson AFB
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is located in Greene and Montgomery counties and is the Dayton region’s largest employer. FILE

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — Emergency crews responded Friday afternoon to a report of a hazardous material at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

The report was made around 1:30 p.m. at Building 16 on Area B, but the building was found to be safe.

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In accordance with standard procedure and an abundance of caution, the building was evacuated and the area blocked, according to a release from the base.

One person was evaluated by medical personnel, but was found to not have been exposed to any hazardous material, the release stated.

The incident remains under investigation.