Hazmat Crews Respond to White Powder Letter at Parkland Hospital

Hospital says substance was talcum powder

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    Hazmat crews responded to a report of a suspicious substance at Parkland Hospital in Dallas on Wednesday afternoon.

    Dallas Fire-Rescue said two nurses on the eighth floor of the hospital opened a letter with a white powder. Firefighters were called shortly before 2 p.m.

    A hospital spokesman said the substance was talcum powder.

    No one was evacuated from the hospital.

    NBC 5's Scott Gordon contributed to this report.