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Gas Leak In MIT Lab Forces Building Evacuation

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Building 6 at MIT was evacuated on Thursday.

Building 6 at MIT was evacuated on Thursday.

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CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – A gas leak forced an evacuation at a lab on the campus of MIT on Thursday.

Hazardous materials crews, along with the local fire department, responded to the scene before noon.

The gas leak was relegated to a lab in the basement of Building 6, which was evacuated.

Crews declared the building safe after 1 p.m. and reopened it for normal use.

No injuries have been reported.

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