Burned meal causes fire, evacuation of ASU dorm - FOX 10 News | myfoxphoenix.com

Burned meal causes fire, evacuation of ASU dorm

Posted: Updated:
TEMPE, Ariz. -

Firefighters were called out to the Arizona State University campus on Tuesday night to battle a fire inside a high-rise dorm.

A burned meal sparked off the flames inside a dorm room at 900 South Terrace.

The damage was contained to the dorm room, but the hallways did fill with heavy smoke.

The entire building had to be evacuated. Students were later allowed back in the building after crews put out the fire and did some clean-up.

Tempe, Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Mesa Fire Departments responded. ASU Police assisted with the evacuation.

What exactly happened to the food to cause the fire is unknown.

Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices