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Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011

Throckmorton Hall evacuated to investigate unusual, electrical odor

Throckmorton Hall was evacuated Wednesday afternoon so that authorities could investigate reports of an unusual, electrical odor in the building. Don Stubbings, K-State police captain, said that the building's occupants were evacuated as a precaution to ensure the safety of students, staff and others on campus.

The Manhattan Fire Department cleared the building for re-entry at about 4:30 p.m.