Update 8:30 p.m. …

The evacuation of Olin Hall and Barnes Science Center has been lifted. The buildings are deemed safe and will be open as usual for class tomorrow. If you left belongings in either building you may return for them. Campus Safety officers will be available tonight to assist you.

Update 7:22 p.m. … A message from COLORADO COLLEGE
The situation has been contained, but Olin and Barnes remain closed. Officials report that most of the known impacted persons have been evaluated and released. If you were in the vicinity of Olin and Barnes this afternoon during and after the fire alarm and you are experiencing symptoms such as itchy throat, burning eyes or burning skin, call 911 or go to an emergency room. Let medical personnel know that you were at CC when the chemical exposure occurred. Further communication on this incident will be emailed from Colorado College Communications.

From Colorado College Campus Safety : “This is not a test. This is Colorado College Campus Safety. There has been a chemical exposure in Olin Hall. Barnes and Olin have been evacuated. Avoid this area, emergency personnel are on scene. Stay alert for further messages.”  Nevada Avenue between Cache la Poudre and Uintah has been closed.  Avoid driving in the area, as traffic is snarled up.  KRCC News will have updates.

 

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