Suspicious Substance

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) Chattanooga Firefighters respond to a call of suspicious looking letters Friday afternoon.

Employees at the B- Well Chiropractic on Brainerd Road say they opened two letters and a powdery substance fell out.

They say their fingers and hands were burned.

Firefighters and police evacuated the business.

A Haz-mat team collected the letters, powder, and the employees clothes in a special evidence container.

The women were decontaminated and checked out by paramedics who appeared to be uninjured.

Initial testing indicated it was not a serious threat.

The FBI and U.S. Postal Service will handle the investigation.

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