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.
Haz mat. SBC is on scene with UCSB personnel for reports of a spill of Hydrogen Bromide. All occupants out of Physical Sciences building and haz mat clean up is underway. No medical emergencies reported. C/T 2058.— Daniel Bertucelli (@SBCFireInfo) September 11, 2021