Tyne & Wear

Company evacuated after staff's allergic reaction

A company in County Durham has been evacuated after a member of staff reportedly suffered an allergic reaction after opening a package.

Durham police and emergency services were called to Comeleon House, on Tanfield Lea industrial estate, after a member of staff opened the envelope.

As a precaution the premises was sealed off to find the source of the reaction and the origin of the envelope.

No noxious or harmful substances were found.

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