A fire rages at the Art-Psychology building of the University of Valparaiso


VALPARAISO, Ind. (CBS) –A fire engulfed the Art-Psychology building at Valparaiso University in northwest Indiana on Friday night.

The fire broke out around 5 p.m. Videos on Snapchat showed flames shooting from the roof and smoke billowing from the single-story building.

There would have been art supplies in the building, as well as a paint shop. It was not immediately clear if the art supplies could fuel the flames.

Everyone was evacuated from the building when the fire broke out. No injuries were reported.

Firefighters worked all evening to bring the blaze under control, but it flared up again overnight.

Valparaiso University Police have advised everyone to stay away from the area until further notice.


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