A hazmat team responded late Monday morning to the Federal Correctional Institution Englewood, the prison near Quincy and U.S. 285, when a routine check of inmate mail revealed an envelope containing white powder.
West Metro Fire Rescue arrived at the prison shortly after 11 a.m. The mailroom area was “promptly contained” after the discovery, the prison stated in a news release.
A test of the powder indicated the substance was not hazardous, a prison spokesman said.
The recipient of the mail was not identified.