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Meredith Dorm Fire Contained

Posted January 21, 2001 6:00 a.m. EST

— A fire that broke out overnight in a dormitory at Meredith College has been brought under control.

The fire started in a laundry room on the third floor of Heilman Hall around 3:30 a.m. All damage was contained to that room.

The dorm was evacuated.

No one was hurt, and students were allowed to re-enter the dorm at 4:30 a.m.

The cause is under investigation, but it is believed to have been accidental.