Emergency crews are responding to reports of a chemical explosion on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh.

The explosion occurred in Clapp Hall. A Hazmat team is reportedly responding to the scene. No further information has been released at this time.

The building has been evacuated. Currently, there are at least four fire trucks, two foam trucks, and three hazmat vehicles on the scene.

The explosion was caused by a fume hood, designed to limit exposure to hazardous materials. Students are being allowed back into the building and no serious injuries have been reported.

Source: Emergency Crews Called To Chemical Explosion On Pitt Campus « CBS Pittsburgh

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