FBI investigates hazardous materials in Oshkosh

Residents allowed to leave with vehicles, must walk back to homes under police escort

Roads in an Oshkosh neighborhood are closed and neighbors can only return to their homes under escort as the FBI and local police investigate hazardous materials found inside a home.

Oshkosh police blocked off a four-block area Friday afternoon after a “potential hazardous material” was found in a home in the 800 block of Frederick Street.
Police said the material wasn’t considered a threat to public safety and it was contained.

As of Saturday afternoon, roads were still closed to outside vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Area residents are being allowed to leave with their vehicles, but will only be allowed to walk back to their homes under police escort.

The National Guard Civil Support Team and Oshkosh Fire Department are helping investigate.