Crews Clean Up Chemical Spill In Oakland

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Hazmat crews were called to a chemical spill at the Pitt Biomedical Tower in Oakland this afternoon.

According to police, the spill happened in a room on the 10th floor of the building in the 3500-block of Fifth Avenue.

Authorities say the spill was emitting toxic fumes, but no injuries were reported.

Emergency officials say the Hazmat crews were able to contain and clean up the scene.

Stay with KDKA for the latest details.


One Comment

  1. JUB LEE says:


  2. Daniel says:

    Well what exactly was this toxic substance?

  3. Procto says:

    It may have been an untested stool sample.

Comments are closed.

More From CBS Pittsburgh

Play It
Get The All New CBS Local App

Watch & Listen LIVE