Community asked to avoid area following chemical explosion in CWRU lab
CLEVELAND — Firefighters were called to Case Western Reserve University Friday night after a campus building experienced a chemical explosion.
According to the university, the chemical explosion happened around 6 p.m. in a science lab in the Kent Hale Smith Building on Adelbert Road.
Environmental Health and Safety staff are currently cleaning up the scene. Hazmat officials were called in as a precaution, Cleveland fire reports.
No injuries have been reported.
Case is asking community members to avoid the area until further notice.