Monroe County Hazmat officials investigate ammonia leak at RIT

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Officials with the Monroe County Hazmat Unit are investigating a chemical leak that occurred overnight at the campus’ Ice Arena area Friday.

According to the University, there is no threat to students or staff within the campus grounds.

As of 8 p.m., local hazmat crews have been in progress of cleaning the leak.

The two roadways that lead to the arena — Andrews and Reynolds Drive — are currently closed.

RIT has also advised those interested in purchasing tickets for ice arena events to visit the Gordon Field House Box Office, open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Immediate details are limited at this time.

Check back with News 8 WROC as we will continue to update this developing story.

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