Burning food in Munson Hall prompts evacuation

Officials responded to burnt food in Munson Hall. Katie Causey | Photo Editor
Officials responded to burnt food in Munson Hall. Katie Causey | Photo Editor

Munson Hall was evacuated Saturday afternoon following reports of burnt food in an eighth-floor oven.

University spokeswoman Maralee Csellar said it was “an oven burning.”

Responders from D.C. Fire and EMS shattered two windows on the eighth floor to let out smoke.

Firemen shattered two eighth-floor windows to let smoke out of the room. Katie Causey | Photo Editor
Firemen shattered two eighth-floor windows to let smoke out of the room. Katie Causey | Photo Editor

D.C. Fire and EMS officials responded to the fire at about 2 p.m. and began letting students back into the building at about 3 p.m.

The rooftop of Fulbright Hall on the corner of H and 23rd streets caught fire Tuesday at about 3:15 a.m.

Ellie Smith contributed reporting.

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