GETTYSBURG, Pa.–Crews battled a fire at Gettysburg College on Thursday afternoon.
It broke out at the College’s Union Building (CUB) located along the 200 block of West Lincoln Avenue shortly after 12:15 p.m.
It appears the fire broke out in the construction/demolition area of the CUB, according Jamie Yates, the college’s director of communications and media. The fire was limited to the demolition area and did not spread to the interior/office are of the CUB, Yates said.
Fire investigators say a construction crew was sawing metal above a pile of ceiling debris, when the debris caught fire.
The building was evacuated as a precaution. Firefighters had the fire out in about 20 minutes.
No injuries were reported.