UCCS library evacuated due to Freon leak
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - The UCCS library was evacuated on Thursday due to a Freon leak.
The Colorado Springs Fire Department Hazmat Team responded to the library at about 2:45 p.m. The library is on campus just west of N. Union Boulevard and Austin Bluffs Parkway in Colorado Springs. About 1,500 people were evacuated from the building.
A spokesperson with CSFD says the leak was caused by a malfunctioning A/C unit.
The library was closed for the evening. It isn’t clear when it will reopen.
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