Work resumes at Princeton's Whitman College site after fire, Dec. 22

Dec. 22, 2005 2:31 p.m.

Six contractors at the Whitman College construction site were injured this morning in a flash fire that was quickly extinguished. As of this afternoon, one of the workers is being treated for a severe hand burn while the others have been or will be released from area hospitals today.
Work has resumed at the site. Local and campus officials will continue to investigate the incident, and the University is working with the contractors to review safety procedures to avoid further accidents.