CORAL GABLES, Fla. - A building on the University of Miami campus in Coral Gables was evacuated for a brief time Wednesday due to a suspicious odor.
Police and fire crews responded to the Hillel building at 1100 Stanford Drive just after 10:30 a.m. The building was reopened and people were allowed to re-enter 45 minutes later.
A Coral Gables fire official told Local 10 there had been reports of gas leaks in the area.
The evacuation order was given as a precautionary measure and everyone is asked to stay away from the area.
The Hillel building houses the Braman Miller Center on campus and was completely renovated in 2015.
Gables Campus - UPDATE: Hillel building has been cleared for re-entry by UMPD and Gables Fire. Stanford Dr traffic has been re-opened to its regular pattern. — UMiami ENN Alerts (@UMiamiENN) July 24, 2019
Gables Campus - Suspicious odor reported in the Hillel building. Police and Fire dept. are on scene and building is being evacuated for precaution. All others stay away from the area. — UMiami ENN Alerts (@UMiamiENN) July 24, 2019
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