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Situation under control at LSU after small chemical spill; no injuries reported
BATON ROUGE - A small chemical spill discovered inside a building at LSU prompted a brief scare on campus Friday afternoon.
Around noon, the university posted that a "potentially hazardous" spill was reported at the LSU Life Sciences building. A school spokesperson confirmed to WBRZ that the building had been evacuated.
LSUEOC: Potentially hazardous chemical spill reported at the Life Sciences Bldg. Avoid area until further notice.— LSU (@LSU) December 10, 2021
An official with the Baton Rouge Fire Department said it was later determined a gallon of acetone had spilled, and the situation was under control. The department was still on the campus as of around 1 o'clock Friday.
No injuries were reported.
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