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A University of Maryland building is under investigation following a lab fire

Posted at 1:26 PM, May 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-01 16:38:22-04

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The University of Maryland's Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building is currently under investigation following a fire.

According to the University of Maryland Police Department, individuals were conducting a lab experiment when a chemical reaction resulted in a fire. Responding crews were able to put the fire out.

Rooms 2113 - 2235 of the Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building are still closed until clean up is complete.

The rest of the building has been re-opened along with all surrounding roadways.