Emergency personnel respond to Pier 96 on Friday, November 11, 2016. (Courtesy SFFD via Twitter)

UPDATE: 2 hospitalized, 26 ill in hazmat situation at SF Recology center

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.

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