Controlled evacuation of Old Main Building on Denton campus

Update

11-2-17, 12:54 p.m. — Denton HazMat has removed the chemical. The Old Main Building has reopened.

11-2-17, 11:30 a.m. - During a review of lab and storage facilities in the Old Main Building on our Denton campus, Tetrahydrofuran, a common chemical, was discovered. A precautionary evacuation to remove the stored, outdated chemical began at approximately 11:30 a.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 2.

Denton HazMat and emergency services is on the campus and will remove the chemical from the building and properly dispose of it.

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