GRAPEVINE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Several people were evaluated at a church in Grapevine after a “sticky substance” was found on money given as an offering.
Authorities responded to Fellowship Church Sunday afternoon when several people fell ill after counting offerings. Crews on scene said the money felt “sticky.”READ MORE: COVID-19 Omicron Variant Confirmed In 2 North Texas Patients By Frisco Lab
At least one person went to the hospital on their own accord. The church employee was released from the hospital without any issues.READ MORE: Plano Takes Next Step Toward Farm-Inspired Mixed-Use Development, Haggard Farms
The Grapevine fire chief said hazmat teams were called as a precaution.
“They suited up, tested the room and the money in the envelope. Nothing hit, as far as being hazardous materials. We called the postal inspector. They will have that tested,” said Grapevine Fire Chief Darrell Brown.MORE NEWS: 300+ Astroworld Festival Lawsuits To Be Handled By 1 Texas Judge
Brown said the incident was isolated and that there should be no reason for concern.