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Controlled detonation held at U. Del after safety incident

Digital Brief: Feb. 8, 2023 (AM)
Digital Brief: Feb. 8, 2023 (AM) 02:23

NEWARK, Del. (CBS) -- State Police conducted a controlled detonation on a building at the University of Delaware after an environmental safety incident at a lab on Wednesday afternoon.

The detonation happened on Center Green after the incident at the Lammot Dupont Lab at 175 The Green Lane in Newark just after 4 p.m.

The Lammot Dupont Lab, Memorial Hall, Allison Hall, Hugh Morris Library, the Brown Lab and Drake Lab were all evacuated for the detonation.

Police are still asking people to avoid the area. 

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