DENVER (CBS4)– A building and a parking structure near the state Capitol were evacuated for a couple of hours on Wednesday morning due to a chemical spill. Roads surrounding the area were blocked to traffic during the investigation.

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Just after noon, the Denver Fire Department tweeted that no hazards were found and the area was declared safe.

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Firefighters rushed to 1580 Lincoln Street just after 10 a.m. Wednesday on reports of a chemical spill. No one was injured.

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The chemical spill was putting out fumes so the adjacent building was evacuated. The building is located across Lincoln Street and north of Colfax Avenue.

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The streets surrounding the building were blocked off by emergency vehicles, including the northbound lanes of Lincoln. Lanes reopened at 12:10 p.m.

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