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Boston University building evacuated after chemical spill

A 12-story building at Boston University was evacuated today after a chemical spill this morning, but no injuries were reported, fire officials said.

The Life Science and Engineering building is located at 24 Cummington Mall. About a liter of decahydronaphthalene spilled, the fire department said in an official tweet.

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The spill was confined to one lab. Firefighters were waiting for the Clean Harbors environmental cleanup company to neutralize and mop up the spill.

No further details were immediately available.

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