Chemical Leak at Swearingen Engineering Center. Building evacuated and streets blocked. Check http://www.sc.edu/CarolinaAlert for more info.
This afternoon, a chemical leak at the Swearingen Engineering Center was reported was reported to the USC Division of Law Enforcement and Safety. Columbia Fire, Columbia HazMat, USC Facilities, USC Health and Safety, and USC Law Enforcement personnel have responded to the building.
Main and Catawba Streets are blocked. Avoid this area until further notice and follow instructions from public safety and University personnel.
Please monitor www.sc.edu/CarolinaAlert and local media for more information and updates.