An unknown substance found near a Saskatoon hotel that resulted in the hazmat unit being called out has been determined to be a non-hazardous.
The Saskatoon Fire Department said it was informed of the unknown substance behind Quality Inn and Suites at 1715 Idylwyld Dr. N. just after 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
One person who was directly exposed to the substance was assessed at the scene by paramedics and then taken to hospital as a precautionary measure, officials said.
The person was not experiencing any signs or symptoms of a hazardous exposure, they added.
Traffic in the area around Avenue B North and 39th Street West was restricted for several hours while crews investigation. Those restrictions have been lifted.