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BREAKING: Fire in the laundry room of Schroeder Hall

Students were instructed to the Alumni Memorial Union and Raynor Library to stay until they were able to re enter the building.
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Photo by Trinity Zapotocky
A small fire was reported in the laundry room of Schroeder Hall.

Marquette University Police Department responded to a report of a fire in the laundry room in the basement of Schroeder Hall Tuesday Jan. 30. around 11:30 p.m.

“There was a small lint fire in the laundry room at Schroeder Hall. The building was evacuated as a precaution. Milwaukee Fire Department responded. There are no injuries and students have returned to the building,” Marquette University said in a statement.

Aubrey Hatfield, the desk receptionist at Schroeder said she called 911 after a girl came to the front desk with a video of the dryer on fire.

Students were instructed to the Alumni Memorial Union and Raynor Library and to stay until they were able to renter the building.

Residents were able to return to the building around 12:15 a.m.

The laundry room was closed from the time of fire until Saturday Feb. 3.

This story was written by Sophia Tiedge. She can be reached at [email protected].

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Sophia Tiedge, Executive News Editor
Sophia is a sophomore from Arlington Heights, IL studying journalism. This year she will serving as the Executive News Editor after spending last year as a news reporter. In her free time, Sophia enjoys reading, working out and going to new places with her friends. This year Sophia is looking forward to collaborating with others and learning more about what happens on campus.
Trinity Zapotocky, Assistant News Editor
Trinity Zapotocky is a sophomore studying Communications and Marketing. She is from Naperville, Illinois and is currently the Assistant News Editor for the Marquette Wire. In her free time she enjoys reading, watching Gilmore Girls, going to the gym, and trying new coffee spots. Trinity is excited to cover important news and grow at the Wire this year.

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