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UPDATE: Hazmat team called to UTEP for spilled rubbing alcohol

A fire dispatch operator tells ABC-7 a El Paso Fire Department Hazmat team was sent to the 2000 block of Hawthorne Street for a chemical spill.

The hazmat team arrived around 6 p.m. Sunday.

A fire dispatch operator says it was a “small spill” which was turned over to Environmental Services and UTEP Police.

UTEP’s officials released the following state: ‘”A small amount of isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) was spilled. The substance was not toxic and not hazardous. The situation was handled by UTEP staff.”

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