Clippinger Laboratories At OU Reopens After Evacuation

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UPDATE 5:30 p.m. Ohio University announced Clippinger Laboratories would be reopened at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday. Classes would resume at 6 p.m., according to the university's Twitter account.

The Post in Athens reported the reason for the evacuation was two female students who passed out in class for unknown reasons.

Clippinger Laboratories on the Athens campus of Ohio University was evacuated Tuesday, according to a release published by the university.

The university says that Clippinger Laboratories remains closed until further notice. The release at also notes that University Terrance is now open to traffic. The issue is believed to be limited to the building.

Pictures from Twitter users showed ambulances and fire trucks at the scene.

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