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Univ. City hazmat situation placed under control

Friday, February 08, 2013

Officials say the hazmat situation in University City has been placed under control Friday morning.

Crews were called just before 5:30 a.m. to a University of Penn science building located in the 200 block of South 34th Street.

Officials say, they were investigating a report of an individual mixing chemicals in a 4th floor lab area.

Two people were evacuated but no there were no injuries reported.

A investigation determined that the building was clear. No damage was sustained and the alert was later lifted.

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