Hazmat team stops leak at Purdue Fort Wayne

July 24, 2018

There were no injuries after a refrigerant leak kept the Fort Wayne Fire Department’s hazmat team on the Purdue University campus for about two hours Monday night, officials said.

Crews responded to the incident about 9 p.m. and found a chiller unit malfunctioning. The leak was eventually stopped and college officials will contact a repair company to fix the unit.

No further information was provided.


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