Hazmat scare injures 3 at Laguardia Airport

Hazmat scare injures 3 at Laguardia Airport

NEW YORK (WMC) - Three people were treated for minor injuries after a hazardous spill at Laguardia Airport in New York City.

Officials were called to a hazmat situation at the airport before 6 a.m. Wednesday.

It's unclear what caused the spill or what material it was.

According to NBC New York, TSA officials were alerted by a bag that set off an alarm inside a terminal checkpoint. An unknown substance was found inside the bag.

The airport was closed for about 40 minutes but has since been cleared.

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