E-quad evacuated briefly after small fire in cubicle

May 15, 2019 8:45 p.m.

A small fire broke out on the third floor of the Engineering Quadrangle on campus Wednesday evening and the complex was briefly evacuated.

Emergency responders used a fire extinguisher to put out the blaze, which was contained to a cubicle in the "E" wing of the E-Quad. 

A laptop computer inside the cubicle was damaged. The sprinkler system did not go off. 

Officials were investigating the cause of the fire. Foul play was not suspected.