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Hazmat situation cleared at post office in Oakland

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

A hazmat situation has been cleared at post office in Oakland on High Street and MacArthur Boulevard after it was determined that pepper spray had leaked in a bathroom.

The post office was temporarily evacuated. Two employees of the post office were treated on the scene for coughing and eye irritation. There were about eight people inside the post office at the time of the evacuation. Oakland fire received a call about the incident at 10 a.m. and the post office was reopened around 11:15 a.m.

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