UPDATE: UB South’s Foster Hall reopened following Hazmat incident

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – UB South’s Foster Hall has been reopened following a Hazmat situation Wednesday afternoon. 

The building was evacuated due to a chemical reaction, a UB spokesperson said Wednesday. The reaction involved harmless magnesium chloride.

One person has been taken to ECMC as a precaution after inhaling the chemicals.


There is no threat to the campus.

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