Kappa Alpha Fraternity at Westminster College Catches Fire

7 years 1 day 11 hours ago Thursday, July 21 2011 Jul 21, 2011 Thursday, July 21, 2011 12:53:00 PM CDT July 21, 2011 in News
By: Peter Terpstra

FULTON - Fulton fire officials responded to a report of the Kappa Alpha fraternity house at 602 Westminster Ave. at around 2:40 Thursday morning.

According to a media release by the Fulton Fire Department, firefighters found smoke showing from the third story of the brick building. Personnel found flames and smoke in the third-floor hallway of the house. After a search, no one was found injured. The fire was doused and contained to the third floor of the structure.

Officials found the cause of the fire to be accidental and the only possibility that could not be ruled out was electrical causes.

Damages are estimated at around $100,000.

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