http://www.washingtoncountyinsider.com was the first to report on Thursday’s evacuation of the U.S. Post Office in Jackson following employee complaints of headaches caused by a chemical odor.
Jackson Fire Department responded along with HazMat teams from West Bend and Milwaukee. On Friday, Oct. 14 the Post Office remained closed as the incident was investigated and test samples were sent to labs in Madison.
Sean Hargadon, corporate communications with the Lakeland District of the U.S. Post Office, submitted the latest update as the Post Office in Jackson reopened on Saturday.
The Jackson Post Office was closed last Thursday after a smell was reported inside the building. It appears the odor was caused by the neighboring plastics business. After environmental were conducted inside the facility, the building was cleared to reopen. Full retail operations began on Saturday, October 15.
Sean Hargadon | Corporate Communications | Lakeland District