Nitrogen Leak Forces Evac

Monday, March 12, 2018 @ 02:03 PM gHale

Oklahoma City Fire Department working on finding a reported liquid nitrogen leak at a building in Oklahoma City, OK.
Photo by Oklahoma City Fire Department

After a hose popped off a nitrogen tank and then reset itself, a HazMat team did not find any residue after the leak Monday morning in a building near downtown Oklahoma City, OK, fire officials said.

The spill was reported shortly before 7 a.m. at 840 Research Parkway.

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Firefighters said the HazMat team was checking on a liquid nitrogen release. The building ended up evacuated, but after 30 minutes people were allowed to return to the building.

A hose popped off a tank but reset itself as a safety measure. No residue was found by fire officials.

There were no injuries in the incident.

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