Chemistry building evacuated on UK campus after strange odor reported

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington firefighters and HAZMAT units are trying to figure out what caused a strange odor in a building on UK's campus.

Around 9:30 p.m. Monday night, students say they noticed the odor inside the chemistry/physics building on Rose Street.

Firefighters evacuated the building as a precaution. They say they're still trying to figure out what caused the odor. Right now, they're venting the building.

Firefighters hope they can reopen the building by Tuesday morning.

We're told no one has been injured.

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