Haz Mat Situation Clears FDA Building | NBC4 Washington

Haz Mat Situation Clears FDA Building



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    Montgomery County fire crews are dealing with a hazardous materials situation at a Food and Drug Administration building Saturday morning.

    Officials said no injuries have been reported at 10903 New Hampshire Avenue at the FDA building #52.

    Pete Piringer, spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, said a back-up battery system malfunction, rupturing the batteries and spilling sulfuric acid. Crews were venting hydrogen gas and the building was evacuated.