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Situation under control at LSU after small chemical spill; no injuries reported

1 month 2 weeks 21 hours ago Friday, December 10 2021 Dec 10, 2021 December 10, 2021 12:07 PM December 10, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

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. 

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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