September 28, 2016

Students evacuated from building

Webster University residents in Webster Village Apartment Building 5 were evacuated tonight after the alarm system went off during the thunder storms.

A Webster University Public Safety dispatcher said they believe the alarm went off due to a lightning strike to the Building 5 around 9:14 p.m. Public Safety has not confirmed the cause yet. The alarm was turned off at 11:10 p.m.

The Webster Groves Fire Department was called to the scene.

The Journal will update this story as more information becomes available.

 

Reporting by Emily Presnell

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