SC College Evacuated After Experiment Goes Wrong

Once the chemical cools down, the building will be back to normal.

 

 
 
 

WCSC | | Friday, February 4, 2011


VIDEOS

Multimedia Thumb

HazMat At South Carolina College

Student's experiment caused a gas to form Friday afternoon.
more >





CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Fire officials say the College of Charleston Science Center had to be evacuated after a student's experiment caused a gas to form Friday afternoon.

According to the Charleston Fire Department, a student was performing an experiment and added too much water to a chemical causing a reaction which caused a gas to form. Authorities say that the gas could be toxic if inhaled.

There are no reports of injuries. The city hazmat team is working with the College of Charleston and a crew will enter the building to access the situation.
 
Officials say once the chemical cools down, the building will be back to normal.

Copyright WCSC 2011. All rights reserved.



Related Links:




HazMat At South Carolina College


Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: News, hazmat, decontamination

 
What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS





 

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Progress

Follow in the footsteps of these inspirational leaders of EMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

New Mexico Hospital Mourns Helicopter Crash Victims

TriState CareFlight pilot and crew killed in crash.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Deadly Mudslide In Central Japan Caught On Video

Mudslide in Japan caught on video by a security camera.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Wisconsin Medics Teach Officers to Administer Narcan

Germantown police are now treating heroin overdose patients.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Texas Medics save Pets in House Fire

Medics have their first save of animals.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Moscow Subway MCI

At least 20 dead and 150 injured in subway derailment.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Hands On July 2014

Check out the latest products and innovations in JEMS.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Wounded Veteran Resiliency

Marine is one of many in quality of life study.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Field Bridge Xpress ePCR on iPad, Android, Kindle Fire

Sneak peek of customizable run forms & more.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >