Portion of Apple Park evacuated due to possible hazmat situation

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in General Discussion edited March 2022
A portion of Apple Park -- the company's headquarters in Cupertino, California -- has been evacuated because of a possible hazmat situation, local reports indicate.

Apple Park
Apple Park


First responders reportedly discovered an envelope containing a white powder substance, the Santa Clara County Fire Department said. NBC Bay Area reports that the substance has not yet been identified.

According to reports from emergency services scanners, security staff and the Sheriff's Department have the envelope. The incident is reportedly taking place in Apple Park's Section 8.



Aerial of the Apple campus published by NBC Bay Area show emergency hazmat responders in front of an office building at Apple Park.

First responders at Apple Park. Credit: NBC Bay Area
First responders at Apple Park. Credit: NBC Bay Area


Further information about the incident isn't currently available, but the situation appears to be under control.

Update: Local authorities have confirmed that they have the situation under control and said that employees could go back inside of the building. They did not say what was in the white envelope.

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Comments

  • Reply 1 of 6
    lkrupplkrupp Posts: 10,557member
    The Arc Reactor went out of control? Is Srouji okay? Oh wait, white powder.
    edited March 2022 JWSCmagman1979radarthekatwatto_cobra
  • Reply 2 of 6
    byronlbyronl Posts: 369member
    It's probably the "mad science" Phil Schiller was talking about.
    watto_cobra
  • Reply 3 of 6
    Mac studio’s possibly being delayed caused someone to go insane 
    JWSCwatto_cobra
  • Reply 4 of 6
    Sounds like someone reeeeeeeaally was trying to get out of returning to the office.
    dewmeindieshackwatto_cobra
  • Reply 5 of 6
    radarthekatradarthekat Posts: 3,875moderator
    Probably just some powdered sugar fell off that huge donut.  
    pscooter63JWSCwatto_cobra
  • Reply 6 of 6
    Probably just some powdered sugar fell off that huge donut.  
    More like booger sugar. 
    watto_cobra
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