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Unknown substance reported on Jessop Avenue

For immediate release: October 23, 2020 - 12:45pm
20-13595

At 11:30 am The Saskatoon Fire Department received notification of an unknown substance delivered to a business on the 300 block of Jessop Avenue.   Dispatched to the scene are one engine, the hazmat and decontamination units, mobile command and the battalion chief.

Hazmat technicians are preparing to enter the hot zone to begin examination of the product while.  As a precaution, firefighter/paramedics are assessing individuals who were have been in close contact with the substance.  No injuries or illness were presented.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.