Fresno State Hazmat Evacuation

November 30, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
A Fresno State dorm was evacuated after a hazardous materials crew responded to a call. Graves Hall was evacuated for about two hours starting around 11:15 Sunday night after several students at complained about a smell and irritated eyes and throats.

25 students were checked out, but none were hurt. About 200 students and 5 staff members were in the dorm at the time.

Investigators say someone sprayed a chemical in the air, possibly pepper spray.


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