All clear given following gas odor report inside Folwell Hall

A SAFE-U alert requested that anyone inside the Folwell Hall building immediately evacuate.

Folwell Hall on Saturday, March 21. 2020.

Kamaan Richards

Folwell Hall on Saturday, March 21. 2020.

by Katelyn Vue, Campus Activities Reporter

Authorities gave the all-clear after a gas order was reported inside and near Folwell Hall on Monday afternoon, according to a SAFE-U alert.

The Minneapolis Fire Department and the University of Minnesota Police Department conducted an investigation inside the building.

People are now safe to return to the building and the surrounding area.

This story was updated on March 8, 2021 at 1:44 p.m.

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