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All-clear given after gas odor evacuates 2 VCU buildings

Posted at 12:01 PM, Oct 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-16 12:21:36-04

RICHMOND, Va. – An all-clear has been given after a gas odor evacuated two buildings on VCU’s Monroe Park Campus on Wednesday morning.

According to a VCU Alert, the gas odor affected the 1000 blocks of W. Main & W. Cary Streets. Oliver Hall and the Trani Life Sciences Building were both evacuated.

Richmond Fire responded to the scene. Citizens were asked to avoid the area but an all-clear has since been given.

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