Hazmat Crews Respond to White Powder Letter at Parkland Hospital

Hospital says substance was talcum powder

By Greg Janda
|  Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012  |  Updated 5:41 PM CDT
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White Powder Found at Parkland

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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.

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