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Hazardous chemical spill prompts evacuation at UCSB


SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - A toxic chemical spill was reported on the UC Santa Barbara campus late Friday night.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. in the Physical Sciences building near Mesa Road and Lagoon Road.

The UCSB Police Department and Santa Barbara County Fire responded to the scene.

Students were evacuated from the area. No medical emergencies have been reported.

A fire department spokesperson said the hazardous material that spilled was Hydrogen Bromide.

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