Firefighters on scene at Memorial Union Theater
Post by dane101 on 10/8/2012 8:19am
Update 2: Remaining hot spots on mezzanine side of Memorial Union reported as extinguished at 8:30 a.m. You can view our full live report at the #MemorialUnionFire hash tag.
Update: Roughly 40 minutes after responding to the first alert Ladder 1 reported they had knocked down the fire in the attic in the Memorial Union Theater. As of 8:25 a.m. they were on their way out of the building.
Firefighters are currently on the scene at the Memorial Union Theater. Two alerts were triggered at the building shortly after 7:30 a.m. Fire was knocked down on the second floor of the theater and firefighters are currently accessing the roof on the Lakeside side of the theater. Fire has been identified in the attic space above the theater with firefighters reporting "medium smoke conditions." We're currently covering progress via our twitter account. Follow us @dane101