29 Apr '18, 9am

Rotten durian causes Melbourne university evacuation

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The rotting durian was found in a library cupboard More than 500 students and teachers were evacuated from a university in Melbourne, Australia, as a result of a smell initially suspected to be gas. But it turned out the "gas" that students smelt at a Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology library was a rotting durian found in a cupboard. The durian is a tropical fruit known for its strong, stinky smell. Firefighters said the smell had moved through the building via the air conditioning system. The building has now been reopened, Melbourne's Metropolitan Fire Brigade said in a statement. 'Turpentine and onions' After staff and students at the university reported a smell they thought to be gas in a library building, they were evacuated by the local police force. The fire brigade said the building stores potentially dangerous chemicals,...

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