All-clear given after hazardous materials released at Beckman Institute

    Hazardous materials released at Beckman Institute. (Lauren Kostiuk)


    As of 3:24 p.m., the materials were cleaned up from the scene and everyone was able to re-enter the building.


    The University of Illinois says hazardous materials were released at Beckman Institute Monday afternoon.

    Emergency crews tell us that everyone was evacuated.

    The chemicals have been contained.

    Officials say everyone should stay out of the Beckman Institute until it is safe to return.

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