University of Vermont

Office of Emergency Management

Small Fire in Wills Hall

There was a small fire that was quickly extinguished and caused no injuries on the third floor hallway of Wills Hall at 6:15 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. There was very minor smoke and fire damage. About 120 students and about five staff have been evacuated to the lounge between Chittenden and Buckham halls. The fire marshal expects that the building will be re-opened around noon today.