UW Alert Blog

October 28, 2021

UW Alert Seattle: Hazardous materials response at Electrical and Computer Engineering Building

UPDATE at 7:20 p.m: All clear. The hazardous materials response is complete and Seattle Fire Department has secured the area. The lab where the chemical spill occurred was in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Building, which is connected to the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering. 

UPDATE at 6:47 p.m.: The person involved with the hazardous materials spill has been decontaminated and has no injuries. The lab where the spill occurred will be closed, locked, decontaminated and cleaned.

ORIGINAL POST at 6:30 p.m.: Seattle Fire Department is responding to a hazardous materials spill near the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science & Engineering (map). Please avoid the area. Updates will be provided here as available.