CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A hazmat situation involving an acid spill has caused the evacuation of all of Edison State College at the Punta Gorda campus Friday morning, according to Charlotte County Fire and EMS.
The acid spill occurred in building G of the Health Science building.
Authorities say a glass bottle fell out of a cabinet with some liquid in it during the movement of some chemicals. When the liquid hit the ground, it immediately reacted.
No students were in the class at the time.
There is concern that vapors may have gotten into the air system and spread. Crews are in the building now checking to see is any vapors did indeed get into the air system.
The call came in reporting the acid spill at 9:28 a.m.
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