Waukesha hazmat team responds to morning dust-up at Pewaukee Goodwill

WAUKESHA, Wis (CBS 58) -- Saturday at around 11:00 a.m., the Waukesha Fire Department hazmat team was called to the Pewaukee Goodwill store located at 2015 Meadow Ln. 

Staff members had reported respiratory discomfort and paramedics assessed 11 people while evacuating and airing out the building. 

The hazmat crew worked to find the source respiratory distress, which turned out to be a particularly dusty donation. When the box was opened dust escaped throughout the building. 

According to officials, hazmat staff brought the dusty donation outdoors for either cleaning or disposal.

Everyone who reported discomfort was assessed and released by paramedics. 

The store is once again open for regular business hours. 

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