On Friday, authorities responded to a situation involving a suspicious package at a Kansas City facility for the Internal Revenue Service.
The Hazardous Material Unit showed up at the building on Friday morning to investigate the package which had a “scent of ammonia”:
— Matt Evans (@MattEvansKMBC) August 4, 2017
10 people reported feeling sick and federal police are working to uncover the contents of the package, which firefighters successfully isolated, according to KMBC News. The FBI arrived on the scene as well, KCTV reported. Two people were reportedly taken away on stretchers.
BREAKING NEWS: Firefighters respond to hazardous material situation at IRS building. pic.twitter.com/YjSUd2qvzN
— Fox News (@FoxNews) August 4, 2017
— 41 Action News (@41actionnews) August 4, 2017
UPDATE [8/4/17, 1:10 p.m. ET]: The scene outside of the building appears to have returned to normal.
Scene is completely clear, no ambulances here, business seems to be continuing as usual at the IRS building @KCTV5
— Ashley Arnold (@AshleyKCTV5) August 4, 2017
— Jessica Reyes (@JessicaKCTV5) August 4, 2017