Roof tar blamed for hazmat call to the Washoe County Jail

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Washoe County Sheriff's Office put the jail on lock down after reports of a foul odor.

The Reno Fire Department responded with its Haz Mat teams.

The odor was found to be from roof tar from work being done on one of the buildings.

The jail was not evacuated.

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