Unknown Powder Found at Capitol Mall

UPDATE:  OSP says The Department of Revenue building in Salem has resumed all business operations. The suspicious powder substance was determined to be not hazardous or toxic.

SALEM, Ore. — Crews are investigating an unknown powder found by an employee early Wednesday morning at the Department of Revenue Building at the Salem Capitol Mall.

The Salem Fire Department and Oregon State Police are on the scene. The substance was reported by an employee on the first floor.

The building is being secured until the substance can be checked for any possible hazard.


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