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Morris firefighters use fans to clear air in the University of Minnesota, Morris Science Building on Wednesday. A science experiment caused an adverse chemical reaction. According to law enforcement's investigation, fumes and smoke from the experiment were not deemed hazardous.

UMM Science Building briefly evacuated

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A chemical experiment that caused a small flare-up and smoke led officials to evacuate the University of Minnesota, Morris Science Building Wednesday afternoon.


Morris firefighters received the call just after 4 p.m., said Fire Chief Doug Storck. At about 4:45 p.m., students, staff and professors were allowed back in the building.

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