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"...the White House grounds were evacuated..."
On Sunday, United States Secret Service (USSS) spokesman Anthony Guglielmi reported that preemptive lockdowns occurred around the White House complex after officials discovered an unknown powder, later confirmed to be cocaine.
The white powder was found in the West Wing and, as a precautionary measure, the White House grounds were evacuated.
The Washington (Capital) Fire Department's Hazmat team arrived at the site after an official call from the authorities.
According to Guglielmi, the Fire Department determined that "the object was not dangerous" and specified that the causes and the way in which the cocaine entered the White House are being investigated.