Hazmat crews respond to strong odor on Temple University campus

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Philadelphia Hazmat crews responded to Temple University late Wednesday night after a strong odor was reported.

Philadelphia Hazmat crews responded to Temple University late Wednesday night after a strong odor was reported.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. at the Beury Science Hall building, located on the 1900 block of North 13th Street.

According to police, A graduate student was conducting an experiment that caused a leaking substance with a strong odor.

Licenses and Inspections and the Health Department were also contacted.

Ten overnight employees were evacuated as a precaution.

Crews ventilated the building, and the incident was placed under control within a half hour.

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