Emergency crews gathered at Rowan University after a lab accident at the school’s campus in Glassboro, New Jersey.
Officials say a student was conducting an experiment inside a science building on 230 Meditation Walk shortly after 5 p.m. As the student continued, officials say the chemicals sparked a reaction that triggered a fire alarm.
Firefighters evacuated students and staff from the building. A Hazmat crew was also sent to the scene. Officials say the student was checked out but was not injured. Everyone was allowed back inside the building shortly after.
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Rowan University is a selective, medium-sized public university located at 201 Mullica Hill Road in Glassboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey. Over 12,000 students are currently enrolled in the school.