RANDOLPH (CBS) — An anonymous caller led the Randolph Fire Department and a hazmat team to a storage facility for a box labeled “poison.”

The box contained poisonous potassium cyanide, officials confirmed Tuesday evening. The chemical is dangerous and can be inhaled.

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A hazmat team responds to a storage facility in Randolph (WBZ-TV)

The hazmat team was at the Warren Street facility for the majority of the day Tuesday. The initial call came in around 10:30 a.m.

Randolph Police say the chemical was found inside a jar.

Fire officials say there is no threat to neighbors in the area or other storage unit renters. The Department of Environmental Protection and a private company are working to clean up the chemical.

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A storage facility in Randolph that a hazmat team responded to Tuesday (WBZ-TV)

Police have not been able to contact the owner of the storage unit.

No further information is available at this time.


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