Emerson Hall on the Missouri S&T campus in Rolla was evacuated Thursday afternoon because of a fire.
Large plumes of smoke and flames were visible on top of the building.
Report of Emerson Bldg, home of Electrical Engineering Dept at MS&T is on fire. No report of injuries. RFD responded. Photo by Chase Arthur pic.twitter.com/EWYMPvJp7J— rhsecho (@rhsechonews) December 8, 2016
Campus officials say the fire was contained to an air conditioning unit on top of the building.
Power was shut off to nine buildings on campus as a precaution:
- Stramanis-James Hall & Geo Plant
- Emerson Electric
- Fulton Hall
- Butler-Carlton Hall
- Nuclear Reactor
- Parker Hall
- Norwood Hall
No injuries have been reported.
Classes and exams in Emerson Hall have been relocated to different buildings on campus.