Suspicious Substance Causes Evacuation at Redstone Arsenal Building
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WZDX) - Employees were evacuated from a building on Redstone Arsenal late Tuesday morning after a suspicious substance was found.
According to Arsenal officials, a female employee arrived at work at the Von Braun III Complex Tuesday with the substance in her purse, and it fell out onto the carpet. The employee didn't realize she had the substance with her and didn't recognize it, so she called 911.
Tests of the substance don't match it with any hazardous materials, according to investigators.
The employee was taken to Huntsville Hospital but showed no signs of illness.
About 2,700 people work in the Von Braun Complex, and 20 people work in the area where the