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John Jay College evacuates following reports of gas smell

John Jay College evacuated Thursday afternoon following reports of gas.

Multiple people reported smelling gas, according to the college. It turned out to be a gasoline spill on the 4th floor of the BMW Building.

Students were instructed to use the nearest exits and leave the building just before 4:30 p.m. The FDNY cleared the building quickly and students and staff were allowed back inside.