Release Date: 6/24/21


CVCC Responds to Hazardous Material Incident

LYNCHBURG, VA – Earlier today, officials at Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) alerted local authorities of a possible hazardous material incident at the college. 

At approximately 11:55 a.m., CVCC campus police became aware of a potential problem with the storage of a chemical compound and contacted the Lynchburg Fire Department and Virginia State Police to evaluate the situation.  

Out of an abundance of caution, the buildings on the main campus were closed and evening in-person classes were cancelled.

There were no leaks of any chemicals or hazardous material and no injuries to CVCC students or staff occurred.

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