Fire fighters contain Sorority Court blaze

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March 4, 2008

12:09 PM

At 11:20 a.m. Monday, the fire alarm in the Chi Omega sorority house, located in sorority court, was set off by smoke, according to a College press release.

p. Many students are away on spring break, so only one student was in the house; she safely exited when the alarm went off.

p. According to Campus Police, the fire was contained inside a kitchen wall. Fire fighters responded and contained the fire. The police officer who first responded was treated Monday afternoon for smoke inhalation and was released promptly.

p. College officials said they do not yet know what caused the fire, and that they hope to have the damage repaired before students return next this weekend.

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