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UC Davis Campus Building Evacuated After Explosion


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A building on UC Davis’ campus was evacuated Thursday morning because of possibly dangerous chemicals.

A UC Davis researcher was treated at the hospital for injuries following a small explosion. Campus Police responded to the housing complex along Russell Park, near Russell Boulevard and found the chemicals.

The building where the chemicals were found and some nearby apartments were evacuated Thursday morning until the area was considered safe.

A portion will remain off-limits as a precaution.

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