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Chemical leak causes hazmat response on UW campus

KIRO Seattle logo KIRO Seattle 10/18/2021 KIRO 7 News Staff
a close up of a blur: No injuries were reported. © Photographer:Jorg Hackemann No injuries were reported.

Seattle firefighters were called to the University of Washington campus for a chemical leak early Monday.

Just after midnight, the department tweeted that an unknown substance had leaked in a fifth-floor building. Firefighters did not say which building the spill was in or how it happened.

The substance was later identified as ethanol. The affected area was isolated with the help of University of Washington police officers.

No injuries were reported.

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