Hazmat crews respond to Rhode Island College building in Providence

RIC hazmat scene (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Fire and hazmat crews responded to a Rhode Island College building Wednesday night for a contaminated chlorine tank.

Fire officials said a chlorine tank at a RIC building on Mount Pleasant Avenue began to expand at about 8 p.m.

As a precaution, the building was evacuated, according to fire officials.

Hazmat crews were called in and were able to remedy the issue.

No injuries were reported.

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