NEWTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Police and fire crews in Newton were called to a Haz-Mat response on Thursday morning.
Officials say they were called to Walnut Street for a reported incident at a Bank of America branch.
The street was closed down traveling in both directions from Washington to Madison as a result of the incident, and people were asked to avoid the area.
Police say Walnut Street is now open to the public again.
Haz-Mat crews entered the bank to investigate shortly before 11 a.m.
Officials say ATM batteries overheated, causing a hazardous situation.
Police say there is no danger to the public.
This is a developing situation; stay with 7News for more information as it becomes available.
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