Texas Southmost College building evacuated after acid spill
Thu, 24 Sep 2015 17:02:41 GMT —
Officials evacuated a Texas Southmost College building after an acid spill Thursday morning.
Texas Southmost College is renting the building to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
About a liter of acid spilled in a lab, said Assistant Fire Chief Mario Guerrero.
Officials have contacted a private company to clean up the spill. Students and teachers have been asked to leave the building until the spill is cleaned up.
Check back for updates.
Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that a teacher had suffered acid burns, according to the Brownsville Police Department. Nobody was burned, according to the Brownsville Fire Department.