Crews investigate hazmat situation in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Crews have responded to a reported hazmat situation in Fort Lauderdale.

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue crews were dispatched to an apartment building along the 5200 block of Northeast 24th Terrace at around 5 p.m., Wednesday.

According to officials, a woman inside of a third-floor unit opened an envelope to discover a white powder inside.

Officials said she quickly washed her hands and called 911.

Investigators tested the substance and discovered it was fake snow from a Christmas ornament.

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