Emergency crews respond to Murray State University chemical leak

One person injured; classes cancelled Tuesday

MURRAY, Ky. (KBSI) – A chemical leak on the Murray State University campus in Calloway County, Ky. had emergency crews respond as one person is reportedly injured.

With the three buildings on the science campus closed Tuesday (Chemistry, Biology, and School of Engineering/Engineering and Physics), all classes in these facilities for the remainder of Tuesday and  Tuesday night were cancelled.

UPDATE:

Per Alex Pologruto of the Media Relations Department at MSU:

“As an update to this afternoon’s campus message regarding a chemical leak at the Chemistry Building, there is no immediate danger to the Chemistry Building and the outdoor area on the Gene W. Ray science campus is open. With the three buildings on the science campus closed (Chemistry, Biology, and School of Engineering/Engineering and Physics), all classes in these facilities for the remainder of today and tonight are cancelled,” he wrote in an e-mail to Fox 23.

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