Hazmat situation forces evacuation of Akron business

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An Akron business has been evacuated in response to a Hazmat situation Saturday.

Authorities say that there was a release of an unidentified substance reported at 1 p.m. inside Emerald performance located on 240 West Emerling Avenue.

The Akron fire department says that Hazmat crews are on the scene investigating.

The building has been evacuated on a precautionary basis.

No injuries have been reported.  

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