Johns Hopkins Medicine Building Evacuated Due to Hazmat Situation

Johns Hopkins Keswick Johns Hopkins Medicine Building Evacuated Due to Hazmat SituationMedics and city fire crews are on the scene of a potential hazardous material situation at a Johns Hopkins medicine building in Baltimore.

The situation unfolded at the Keswick South building in the 3910 block of West 40th street on Tuesday afternoon.

Fire crews have evacuated the building due to safety concerns.

Eleven people that were affected have been taken to area medical facilities to be treated.

According the the Hopkins news network, the evacuation was ordered after several people complained of nausea, and dizziness.

Here’s the official word from Johns Hopkins:

JH at Keswick complex evacuated after employees report dizziness, nausea
Approximately 7 people transported by ambulance; cause under investigation

Hub staff report / February 26, 2013 Posted in University News

There have been illnesses reported this morning among employees at the Johns Hopkins at Keswick complex (formerly the Zurich Insurance complex) on Keswick Road in northern Baltimore City.

Approximately seven people have been transported by ambulance after complaining of symptoms of dizziness and nausea. The cause is under investigation.

The Baltimore City Fire Department has ordered a precautionary evacuation of the south building, where approximately 550 people work.

The Hub will post more information when it becomes available.

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