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Suspicious letter brings Hazmat crews to Summerville home

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) -- Hazmat crews and federal anti-terrorist officials set up camp at Isabela Court in the Myers Mill subdivision Monday night.

According to an incident report from the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office, a young girl got a letter from her brother who is currently serving time at King County Jail in Seattle, Wash.

The letter had the words "Anthrax" on it and the envelope had a white powder inside.

Old Fort firefighters, state Department of Health and Environmental Control{}hazmat crews,{}State Law Enforcement Division{}agents and the FBI Joint Terrorism task force were called to the scene. A mobile lab was set up and the contents were found to be harmless.

The victim's mother said her son, who is in jail for violating a no-contact order, has a drug problem.

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