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Level 3 Hazmat Situation at BC

Fire officials are at Merket Chemistry Building.

Officials are the scene of a Level 3 Hazmat situation at .

According to Twitter reports, there is a gaseous, toxic vapor cloud at the Merket chemistry building on the campus.

Fire officials are entering the facility, and the building has been evacuated. The area has been closed off.

Stay tuned to Newton Patch for updates.

Stephen Walsh contributed to this report.

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