Facebook faced a Sarin scare recently when an abundance of caution led to a good old fashioned building scare in the heart of Facebook, the HQ in Silicon Valley.
Facebook evacuates several buildings after possible sarin exposure
2 July 2019 | 6:25 am
France 24 -Facebook Inc evacuated four buildings and two people were being evaluated for possible exposure to the nerve agent sarin on Monday after a package at the social media company’s Silicon Valley mail facility tested positive for the toxic compound. The people who came in contact with the suspicious package at about 11 a.m. PT (1800 GMT) did not show any symptoms of exposure to sarin, said Jon Johnston, fire marshal for the city of Menlo Park, California, where Facebook is based.
“The (Facebook) facility tests all of the packages that come in and they had a positive test, so they just initiated their standard protocol. Now we’re just waiting to verify whether that’s true or not,” he said.