Foreign letter prompts Haz-Mat test at Milwaukie store

Several tests determined it was a false alarm

A Milwaukie store received a suspicious letter on Nov. 25, 2017 but Clackamas Fire determined it was a false alarm (Courtesy: Clackamas Fire)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A Milwaukie store received a stapled and taped shut letter from an unknown person in another country that prompted a Haz-Mat investigation by Clackamas Fire before investigators determined it was a false alarm.

A Milwaukie store received a suspicious letter on Nov. 25, 2017 but Clackamas Fire determined it was a false alarm (Courtesy: Clackamas Fire)

Clackamas Fire said they ran several tests before finding their conclusion. The store is located at McLaughlin Blvd.

Clackamas Fire also had this to say:

Clackamas Fire is pleased that this incident was a false alarm, but wants to remind everyone that mailing illegal substances is a felony. If you should come across a strange package dont open it. Leave it be and call the appropriate authorities to inspect it.