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Crews put out small fire in office at Newman University

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Monday, June 2, 2014, at 9:37 a.m.

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A small fire in Newman University’s Heimerman Science Center has been extinguished Monday morning, Newman officials said.

Smoke was reported coming from the campus around 8:15 a.m. Monday, and firefighters were dispatched to determine the cause.

Newman’s Twitter page said the fire was caused by a faulty motor in a professor’s second-floor office.

No one was injured in the fire.

Officials did not have a damage estimate as of 9:30 a.m. Monday.

Reach Matt Riedl at 316-269-6791 or mriedl@wichitaeagle.com. Follow him on Twitter: @riedlmatt.

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