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

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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