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Hazmat team responds to report of white powder in envelopes in SW Portland

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Hazmat crews responded to a report of envelopes containing white powder in southwest Portland on Tuesday.

Firefighters received a report of four envelopes with white powder at a location on the 1400 block of Southwest Jefferson Street.

Traffic was blocked in the area for the investigation.

A Portland Fire & Rescue spokesman said the powder was determined to be an illegal narcotic, but no other details were immediately available. 

The powder was turned over to Portland police for further investigation. 

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