The FBI and other agencies responded to the post office at 42 Railroad Avenue in Plainfield after two postal workers broke out in a rash after handling a package.
Several agencies, including the FBI responded to a Hazmat situation at the post office at 42 Railroad Avenue in Plainfield.
Several employees at the post office developed a suspicious rash at 11:41 a.m., police said.
A package that appeared to be damaged at the post office was re-packaged this morning and sent out for delivery. The postal worker delivering the package broke out in a rash, according to Paul Sweet, Plainfield First Selectman.
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection was contacted and responded around 12:20 p.m. The FBI also responded, according to a spokesperson for the DEEP.
The post office was closed and two package were isolated. The workers who developed rashes were decontaminated, according to Sweet. One employee was taken to the hospital, police said.
After investigating for several hours, authorities determined the susbstance in the packages was not harmful.