UPDATE 9:48 A.M.
Fire officials said trash was the culprit that prompted a hazmat situation at San Francisco’s Recology center Friday morning.
Two people were hospitalized and 26 fell ill following the incident at Recology, located at Pier 96, which was reported around 8:15 a.m.
Fire officials said an “unknown material” was “isolated” to Pier 96, and that there was no threat to the public.
A spokesperson for Recology said the center, which is about 200,000 square feet and processes bottles, cans and paper, was evacuated while emergency personnel responded.
Further details were not immediately available.