County: No threat to public after Hazmat situation at crime lab in Rochester

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ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) — Officials say there is no threat to the general public after a Hazmat situation was reported at the Monroe County Crime Lab in downtown Rochester.

Crews were called to the crime lab on Broad Street Thursday morning.

In a statement, County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo released few details but said the situation was resolved.

She says the situation was the result of a suspicious package delivered to the crime lab. “This morning, there was an isolated hazmat incident as a result of a suspicious package received at our Monroe County Crime Lab. Due to the swift action of first responders, the situation is resolved and there is no threat to the public. We offer our thanks and gratitude to the Rochester Fire Department, Rochester Police Department, Monroe County Fire Bureau, and AMR Ambulance for their outstanding work, professionalism and partnership.”

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