An Ottawa firefighter gets hosed down by a colleague outside a tent after they responded to the Steacie Building for Chemistry at Carleton University in Ottawa after reports of smoke coming from the building on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)

Carleton University warns of ‘hazard on campus,’ evacuates buildings

A post on the school’s website says Ottawa fire services are investigating reports of smoke

Carleton University has evacuated a number of buildings on its Ottawa campus after reports of smoke coming from a chemistry building.

The school sent an email alert to students and faculty Saturday evening, warning of a “hazard on campus.”

A post on the school’s website says Ottawa fire services are investigating reports of smoke at the Steacie Building for Chemistry.

It says the Steacie, Health Sciences and Richcraft buildings are being evacuated as a precaution.

The Canadian Press

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

VALLEY SENIORS: Port Alberni group provides support for stroke survivors

The Stroke Recovery Foundation of BC has assisted thousands of stroke survivors and their families

North Island College entices international students to Alberni’s ECCE program

Port Alberni had seven international students in January 2019

Port Alberni’s bylaw department shifts from reactive to proactive

8.5 times more files being completed by bylaw officers

Port Alberni’s West Coast Rangers hold rendezvous

Three-day event featured historical re-enactment

Port Alberni Port Authority talks logistics for cruise ship visit

Some restrictions for pedestrians, boaters will be in place

Police say it’s “impressive” no arrests were made after Raptors celebrations

Toronto will play the Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors next

Social media giants in hot seat as politicians consider regulations in Ottawa

Committee members will also grill representatives from Facebook, Twitter

Wildfire crews watching for dangerous wind shift in High Level, Alta.

The Chuckegg Creek fire is raging out of control about three kilometres southwest of the town

UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

The request comes as the United States takes a harder line on its Mexican border

Mistrial declared in Jamie Bacon murder plot trial

Bacon was on trial for counselling to commit the murder of Person X

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Canadian homebuyers escaping high housing costs by moving to secondary cities

In British Columbia, exurbs have grown in the Hope Valley and Kamloops

Feds lay out proposed new rules for voice, video recorders in locomotives

Transport Canada wants to limit use of recorders to if a crew’s actions led to a crash

Most Read