Possible hazardous materials dropped at Jamaica Plain thrift store sent 3 people to the hospital

JAMAICA PLAIN — Three people were taken to a hospital Thursday evening after Boston police said a potentially hazardous item was dropped off at a thrift store in Jamaica Plain.

Police responded to a 911 call around 7:30 p.m. saying workers at Boomerangs, a resale and donation center on Centre Street received an item they thought could be hazardous.

The Boston Police Department did not say what type of item was donated that prompted the hazmat response. But police said there is no threat to the public.

Crews are still investigating if that item is dangerous.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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