HAZMAT Situation At MTSU Turns Out To Be a Student Prank

MTSU3Authorities said late Tuesday morning the possible HAZMAT situation on Middle Tennessee State University’s campus has been determined to be a student prank.
Officials said around 8 a.m. a suspicious bucket was found on the sidewalk in the courtyard near the Business and Aerospace Building around 8 a.m.
The white plastic two-gallon bucket contained a message that indicated it contained a hazardous material and should not be opened.
Emergency crews have determined the liquid inside the bucket was not hazardous.
The area was blocked off until just before Noon.
The Murfreesboro Fire Department, alongside the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other agencies all responded to the scene.
No injuries were reported.