Exclusive: Fox 26 news and the Factor have learned a large amount of what may be cocaine was found at a Houston fire station.
Our sources say the white substance was discovered Thursday night during the B shift.
We’re told the possible cocaine was discovered in the dorm area of Station 17 on Navigation Road just east of downtown Houston.
Those who are familiar with the fire house say all of the firefighters on that particular shift were drug tested and sent home after the package was discovered.
The city of Houston confirms the investigation and the fire department is preparing a statement.
Statement from HFD:
Yesterday evening (Nov. 29, 2012), we received a report that an unknown substance, that had the appearance of a controlled substance, was found at fire- station 17. We are currently conducting an administrative investigation concurrent with a Houston Police Department investigation. It is against our policy to comment on the details of an ongoing investigations and it would be inappropriate for us to comment on another agency’s ongoing investigation, except to tell you that the HFD is assisting and will continue to provide whatever resources are necessary in this investigation. Any further questions should be deferred to HPD.