September 24, 2015
Minor damage in small fire Wednesday at Throckmorton Hall
A small fire late Wednesday afternoon in a lab on the third floor of Throckmorton Hall caused minor damage.
Seventeen firefighters from the Manhattan Fire Department responded to the fire at 5:20 p.m. Seeds catching fire in an oven during an experiment were the cause of the small blaze, which was extinguished by the firefighers. Damage was estimated at $4,000 to contents and equipment. No structure damage or injuries were reported.