UPDATED: IRS Locked Down After White Powder Found in Envelope
The District 6 HazMat team is responding to the Andover Internal Revenue Service offices due to the discovery of a possibly hazardous parcel.
Emergency officials have begun letting employeess go home at the Internal Revenue Service after the building was locked down following the discovery of white powder in an envelope.
The Andover Fire Department has responded and personnel are currently investigating the incident along with the District 6 HazMat team to arrive at the scene.
The Fire Department and the IRS initially locked down the building so no individuals are allowed in or out, according to Andover Fire Chief Michael Mansfield.
But employees are now being let out early for the day due to the incident.
No injuries were reported.
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