Tag: fire

Cause of Emerson Hall roof fire ruled accidental

Posted by on December 14, 2016

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Last week’s fire on the roof of Emerson Hall, the electrical and computer engineering building, has been ruled accidental by Rolla Fire & Rescue.

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Fire-damaged hall to remain closed at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 9, 2016

Emerson Hall at Missouri University of Science and Technology will be closed until further notice following a fire on the roof of the structure on Thursday, Dec. 8. University officials decided to keep Emerson Hall closed following a thorough inspection of the building.

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Fire reported at UMR residence hall

Posted by on January 8, 2007

Approximately 150 University of Missouri-Rolla students were evacuated this morning from the Thomas Jefferson Residence Hall Complex on the UMR campus after a fire in the cafeteria was reported to Rolla Fire and Rescue.

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Waterjet Technology Used to Fight Fires, Save Lives

Posted by on September 5, 2002

In the aftermath of last year’s terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, researchers at UMR are developing a waterjet system to more effectively cut through rubble and extinguish fires that may lie smoldering beneath the rubble.

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