Officials respond to DHR-Health after ‘suspicious container’ was found

9 months 6 days 12 hours ago Thursday, February 23 2023 Feb 23, 2023 February 23, 2023 1:48 PM February 23, 2023 in News - Local

Edinburg fire officials and Pharr Hazmat teams responded to DHR-Health Thursday.

Officials responded to the hospital after a report of a suspicious container was found outside the emergency room.

The area was quickly blocked off by first responders on scene. 

According to Marcy Martinez with DHR-Health, the suspicious item in question was some type of dark liquid found inside a white styrofoam container. 

Authorities later determined that it was not hazardous.

Operations at the hospital were not affected during the investigation.

Authorities continue to investigate. 

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