'White powder' turns out to be baby powder

Deerwood Park business evacuated during investigation


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office bomb squad and Jacksonville Fire-Rescue's hazmat unit responded early Wednesday afternoon to an office building in Deerwood Park to investigate a white powder someone reported finding in an envelope.


The business in the 10500 block of Deerwood Park Boulevard was evacuated as a precaution, but authorities quickly determined the substance was baby powder and posed no threat.

Channel 4 was told the investigation was ongoing.