Chemical spill causes evacuations at GRCC

Grand Rapids Community College. (Sept. 4, 2014)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – A chemical spill at Grand Rapids Community College’s Calkins Science Center caused one floor of the building to be evacuated and some classes to be canceled, according to GRCC.

The ethyl bromoacetate spill occurred Thursday on the science center’s fifth floor, according to the school. All classrooms on the floor were evacuated.

The school reported no injuries in the incident.

Classes scheduled to take place Thursday afternoon and evening on the fifth floor have been canceled, according to GRCC.

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