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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

Nov. 15, 2011

Room in Garrett-Strong Science Building evacuated

Emergency responders were dispatched about 8:10 a.m. to room 3370 in the Garrett-Strong Science Building on the Northwest Missouri State University campus in response to a report students had passed out in a general chemistry lab course.

Two of the students were transported to St. Francis Hospital and Health Services, and the third refused treatment.

Room 3370 in the science building was evacuated. A total of 22 students were in the lab, and no chemicals were open or being used. No gas odor was detected in the room.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468