Those living in the apartment building at 90 Curtis Crescent near St. Lawrence College had to evacuate after a suspicious substance was found in the building this morning.
At approximately 8:12 a.m. on Thursday, Apr. 2, 2020, Kingston Fire and Rescue responded to the address after receiving a call regarding a suspicious yellow substance that had been sprayed on the door of a unit in the building. Responding fire crews secured the area, and a clean-up crew was called in to remove the substance and take samples to determine what the substance is.
According to Kingston Fire and Rescue, there is no further risk to the community at this time. Additionally, Kingston Police were called to the scene, and are aware of the mischief that occurred, Kingston Fire and Rescue said.
Kingstonist has reached out to Kingston Police with regard to this matter, but has not received response at this time (12:50 p.m.). We will update this article as more information becomes available.