PLANTATION, FLA. (WSVN) - Hazmat crews and the bomb squad investigated a pressure cooker filled with an unknown white substance at a Plantation mobile home park.
Plantation Fire Rescue have confirmed that this is no longer an explosive situation, as of 5 p.m. Monday. A perimeter has since been set up around the home located near 400 block of Northwest 134th Avenue
Plantation Police, Sunrise Fire Rescue, Broward County Sheriff’s Office are also responded to the scene.
Plantation Police said they received a call from a resident of the park, who wanted authorities to remove a pressure cooker outside his home, Monday. He said he saw vials inside the pressure cooker, but wasn’t exactly sure what kind of substance was inside and wanted authorities to properly take care of the situation.
Upon arriving at the scene, police said they opened the pressure cooker to find an unknown white powder inside.
Officials used a robot to open the pressure cooker lid and an attached camera on the robot fed information to the command post down the street. The vials have since been removed and officials determined the substance was no longer explosive.
Some of the product has been taken for sampling and will be tested to determine whether the material is dangerous.
No major evacuations have been made at this point.
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