SDFRD: Substance found on a trail near Sunset View Elementary School is flour
Last Updated: 71 days ago
SAN DIEGO - Authorities said hazmat crews were called to a trail near Sunset View Elementary School in Ocean Beach to investigate an unknown substance, which turned out to be unbleached flour.
Initial reports indicated that a custodian found a white substance in several spots along a trail leading to the school. When he attempted to take samples of it, the custodian suffered a minor burn. As of 10:35 a.m., fire officials said the injury has since subsided.
Police blocked off the trail as crews tested the material, which turned out to be unbleached flour.
Aside from the custodian, there were no reports of injuries.
Fire officials said there was no need for parents to be alarmed and that students were kept in their classrooms during the investigation.
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