2 prisoners treated after exposure to unknown substance at Washoe County Detention Facility

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Two prisoners were treated after being exposed to an unknown substance found at the Washoe County Detention Facility early Wednesday morning.

According to the Sheriff, the unknown substance was discovered at the Washoe County Detention Facility early Wednesday morning.

Two inmates were exposed and have been treated, according to the Northern Nevada law enforcement agency

The Sheriff’s office says, out of an abundance of caution, the Reno Fire Department is on the scene to clean the affected area.

Additional information will be released as details become available. Check back for updates.

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