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Hazmat crews investigate suspicious package

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Crews investigate a leaking package. Crews investigate a leaking package.

Shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday, Savannah fire and hazmat crews arrived to a UPS store on Abercorn Street after one of the workers there became concerned about one of the packages that was oozing something. 

She called the company on the shipping label of the package but they had no knowledge of it, then called UPS corporate and they told her to call the fire department.

Firefighters evacuated the store and determined the package was safe and that a piece of hospital equipment inside was leaking an oily substance. 

And while everyone was safe, the woman in charge of the store at the time says no matter UPS, the post office, or FedEx, make sure you label everything correctly and just don't mail what they tell you not to. 

Carol Barnard said: "Just be mindful of what you're sending, but just be mindful of what you're sending.  It might be nice to send hairspray of perfume or medical equipment, but make sure you let us know what it's in because we can't afford to keep paying these to come out."

Barnard said they are going to figure out who dropped the package and charge them.

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