Mace released in Pioneer Square basement, HazMat team on scene

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SEATTLE — A hazmat team responded to the basement of a building near Pioneer Square Friday morning with report of mace being released in a building.

Seattle Fire tweeted about the incident at 8:40 a.m.

It is not known why the mace was released. Three patients were treated for mild irritation of eyes and lungs.

This story is breaking and will be updated shortly.


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