BREAKING NEWS: Fire causes evacuation of Allyn Hall

Students evacuate Allyn hall after a fire broke out this morning at 9 a.m. in a third floor room.

Credit: Steve Schirra

A fire caused significant damage and resident evacuations in Allyn Hall this morning. No student injuries were reported. Officials responded to the scene after a fire alarm sounded at 8:56 a.m. John Tosko, captain of the Kent Fire Department, said the amount of damage is unknown. “At this time, it’s undetermined,” he said. “It’s a significant fire loss.”

—Michelle Park and Stephanie Park

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