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Building safe after hazmat report at Wright-Patterson AFB

Published: Friday, January 10, 2020 @ 2:12 PM
Updated: Friday, January 10, 2020 @ 3:20 PM

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is located in Greene and Montgomery counties and is the Dayton region’s largest employer. FILE
Staff Writer
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is located in Greene and Montgomery counties and is the Dayton region’s largest employer. FILE(Staff Writer)

Emergency crews responded Friday afternoon to a report of a hazardous material at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. 

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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. 

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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.