Fire At U.of I. Lab Extinguished Quickly

October 23, 2014

(Urbana, IL)  --  No injuries are reported after a Wednesday afternoon fire in a University of Illinois lab.  Urbana fire officials say the building's sprinkler system doused the blaze before firefighters arrived.  The fire started in an electrical closet and may have been caused by electrical problems.  Everyone was evacuated from the building as a safety precaution.

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