Hazmat team called to Ocean Beach school

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Sunset View Elementary SchoolSAN DIEGO — A hazardous materials crew was called to Sunset View Elementary School Thursday to investigate a white powder found outside the school, police said.

A neighbor reported finding the white powder outside the school, located at 4365 Hill Street in Ocean Beach, to a school custodian at about 9:15 a.m., San Diego Fire-Rescue Department spokeman Maurice Luque said. The custodian then called school police, who contacted San Diego police and the Fire-Rescue Department’s hazardous materials team, Luque said.

The hazardous materials experts determined that the white powder was unbleached flour and was not dangerous.

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