MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – A spokesman for West Virginia University says a campus building has been evacuated after a student’s chemical lab experiment went awry.
WVU spokesman John Bolt says students, faculty and staff in the engineering research building on the Evansdale campus were ordered out Tuesday. No injuries were reported.READ MORE: Local Communities, Police Departments Celebrate National Night Out
Bolt says WVU issued an alert by text message. Drivers of vehicles in a parking area also were ordered to move them. No other buildings were affected.READ MORE: PPG Paints Arena Recommending Masks Inside
Bolt says police and fire crews helped remove some materials from the research building as a precaution.
He says the building is expected to reopen Wednesday.MORE NEWS: Families Of Dayton Mass Shooting Victims Sue Maker Of 100-Round Magazine Used By Gunman
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