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Water pressure surge sets off fire alarms

May 2, 2016

Updated 10:08 p.m.

A previous update reported the alarms due to a power surge. It is now known this was due to a water pressure surge. Multiple fire alarms have been activated unintentionally across campus. Everyone is safe, and officials from campus facilities are working on the problem.


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