RICHMOND, VA— VCU campus activity returned to normal Wednesday
evening after two buildings were evacuated due to a reporter of a hazardous situation.
VCU sent out an alert around 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, telling students to avoid
the Monroe Park campus near Oliver Hall.
VCU Police received a report of a hazardous material situation in Oliver
Hall. Oliver Hall and Temple Hall were evacuated as a precaution.
The Richmond Fire Department responded and no immediate threat to safety was
The alert temporarily blocked traffic on Main Street until the situation was
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