Did HAZMAT crews respond to a radiological event in San Francisco Sunday?

A plethora of officials including at least 24 F.B.I. agents converged on a downtown building Sunday morning

By Staff Writer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (INTELLIHUB) — On Sunday, June 1, at 8:33 AM, HAZMAT crews responded to a possible radiological event that’s not being openly reported on, in detail, by the local media. And now some, like myself, are wondering why.

Oddly, reports say that at least 24 F.B.I. agents along with HAZMAT teams, fire fighters, numerous police and rescue personnel rapidly converged on a building downtown storming it like a scene out of the medieval days.

A local agency SF Gate[ref]FBI, hazmat crew swarm S.F. building[/ref]provided the most detail, reporting:

Police blocked traffic on Jackson Street for several hours between Van Ness Avenue and Polk.

The building is a two-story, gray 1970s-era structure with commercial space on the ground floor and apartments upstairs. Hazmat crews leaving the building were hosed down.

An FBI representative at the scene declined to discuss the reason for the law-enforcement activity but said there was no threat to the public.

However, the most shocking detail released yet, is the fact that at least one agent who exited the building was sprayed down with water for decontamination purposes, signifying the possible presence of radiological material or a device.

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