University Of Michigan Cancer Center Back To Normal Operations After Hazardous Materials Scare

Jun 18, 2014

The University of Michigan Cancer Center was briefly evacuated Tuesday due to a hazardous material scare. A solvent being used in an autoclave in a seventh floor research area was the cause.  

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Public Safety spokesperson Diane Brown says nobody was injured.  She says four employees got medical evaluations and were released.The Washtenaw County HAZMAT team and other emergency personnel responded to the incident.

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