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HazMat Investigates Unidentified Package

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene fire and hazmat are responding to a incident at East 7th Avenue and High Street. There is an unidentified package on a cart in front of the Federal Bldg.¬†EPD has closed 7th Street. Hazmat crews are using tools to determine if the package is dangerous. According to our reporter on the scene, items in the unknown package in front of the federal building looked like clothing, personal items. No word yet on whether it’s dangerous.

UPDATE (1:40 p.m.): The scene is clearing after the package in front of the federal building was found not hazardous. Crews say a mentally ill woman believed it contained neurotoxins. Watch KEZI 9 News tonight at 5 and 6 for a full report.

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