Officials: White powder that prompted hazmat scare non-hazardous

Officials: White powder that prompted hazmat scare non-hazardous

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - White powder found in a bag on the stoop of a Medical University of South Carolina building has been deemed non-hazardous.

MUSC Public Safety and the Charleston police and fire departments responded to a report of a suspicious package on the university's campus at 8:09 a.m.

Caution tape could be seen in front a building on the 100 block of Ashley Avenue and the street was closed between Bee and Doughty as officials responded.

At 10:09 a.m., the Charleston Fire Department said they determined the white powder was a non-hazardous substance.

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