Fire Forces A&M Building's Evacuation

A building at Texas A&M was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after it caught fire.

It happened at Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Center around 4:45 p.m. Workers unsuccessfully tried to put the fire out, but instead had to wait for the fire department to arrive.

Officials say a kink in an electrical cord caused a short and started the fire. The lab was empty at the time. There were no injuries and damage was minimal.

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