Freon leak evacuates MSU building

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EAST LANSING, MI (WILX) - A Freon leak caused an evacuation at the Michigan State Food Stores building for a few hours on Wednesday afternoon.

A Freon leak caused an evacuation at the Michigan State Food Stores building for a few hours on Wednesday afternoon. (Source WILX)

It happened around 6 p.m. on Service Road in East Lansing.

An employee reported the leak.

Authorities were able to contain the gas within the building.

No one was hurt.

Freon exposure is not life-threatening but it can cause problems breathing.

Witnesses told NEWS 10 that it was really hazy before it was cleared up.

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