Chemistry odor causes Michigan State evacuation - WNEM TV 5

Chemistry odor causes Michigan State evacuation

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -

People have returned to buildings that were briefly evacuated at Michigan State University because of complaints of a strange odor.

Campus police responded to suspicions of a natural gas leak Tuesday morning in East Lansing. But campus police spokeswoman Sgt. Florene McGlothian-Taylor says the smell came from a bottle that broke inside the Chemistry Building and vented outside through a fume hood.

She says the bottle had a substance that would smell the same as a gas leak. She says the odor is non-hazardous.

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