July 17—Seattle Fire Department Hazardous Material Unit responds to 4745 16the Avenue NE to reports of white powder with a possible exposure to a patient.
The female patient found a balloon on the sidewalk and brought it to her unit. The balloon had white powder inside it and was leaking out.
Medics evaluated the patient, a woman in her 60’s, and determined she did not need to be transported.
The hazardous material team determined the white powder was non-hazardous.