Police Investigate Suspicious Substance at UVA

Hazmat crews are at Carruthers Hall on Emmet Street at the University of Virginia after envelope was reportedly found there with a white powder inside, according to a source with the Charlottesville Fire Department. Full Story
Dying for a story

Charlottesville, VA

#2 Apr 25, 2013
Desperate news reporting. The header should be| "ATTENTION: Police Investigate Suspicious Substance at UVA!......" And last line | "uh, well, uh, err, "the substance was found not to be hazardous". The header sucks you in just to get you there only to find out it was BULLS*&^
sez you

Richmond, VA

#3 Apr 25, 2013
Dying for a story wrote:
Desperate news reporting. The header should be| "ATTENTION: Police Investigate Suspicious Substance at UVA!......" And last line | "uh, well, uh, err, "the substance was found not to be hazardous". The header sucks you in just to get you there only to find out it was BULLS*&^
SOP
huck

Charlottesville, VA

#4 Apr 25, 2013
what was it?
Lemmy

Charlottesville, VA

#5 Apr 25, 2013
Dying for a story wrote:
The header sucks you in just to get you there only to find out it was BULLS*&^
That's what a headline is for, you dumbass.
Wilbur

Charlottesville, VA

#6 Apr 25, 2013
There must be more to the story. Envelopes leaking a white powder are pretty rare you know.
oldman

Charlottesville, VA

#7 Apr 25, 2013
I was impressed with the twelve fire and rescue units that responded. Sounds like an episode of "Cops" pulling over an expired license tag....
I was REALLY impressed when they evacuated the building AFTER the fire and rescue units showed up.
yigdee

Charlottesville, VA

#9 Apr 28, 2013
I got two emergency alerts, each with its own end alter, from UVA about a chemical spill at Caruthers Hall. Not only did it require the services of 12 emergency units, but the entire University had to be notified and prepared for ....what exactly? I wonder what it would take to completely shutdown or lockdown the university - not much I guess. The lawyers must have told them to react excessively so they can't get in trouble.
sez you

Charlottesville, VA

#10 Apr 29, 2013
Kind a like when someone stubs their toe in this town, fist the cops, then 2 firetrucks and THEN the rescue vehicle. Got things just a tad bit backasswards in this cow town.

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