Hazmat Crews Respond to Sacred Heart University

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    Fairfield Fire Dept.
    Fairfield firefighters put on hazmat gear as they prepare to investigate the released of fumes in a science wing at Sacred Heart University on Wednesday.

    A hazmat team responded to Sacred Heart University in Fairfield after the release of fumes during an experiment in the school's science wing.

    The situation involved about a gallon of sulfuric and nitric acid, according to preliminary information from officials.

    It is contained to one room.

    The first and second floors of the science wing were evacuated, as emergency crews tested the area, according to the university.

    No one was injured.


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