UPDATE: Lowder Building Fire

 

 

UPDATE: A fire in Lowder Hall early Monday morning has caused, “significant damage to multiple classrooms, offices and student spaces” said Provost of Student Affairs Timothy R. Boosinger in a email to all students.

Boosinger continues in the email, saying that while the core structure remains intact, the damage to the ground floor and the first floor will close Lowder and all classes will immediately be relocated to various classrooms on campus. All changes have been updated through AU Access, if you have a class, please check immediately.

A formal investigation has opened up by Auburn Fire and Police as well as the State Fire Marshall’s office. When asked on scene if any updates could be given, Auburn Fire could not comment at the time. The long term damages still remains unknown and Boosinger and his staff will work with other departments to make sure that classes in the fall are “minimally disrupt the academic mission of the university.”

Stay up to date with developments by following Eagle Eye TV on Twitter and Facebook while also checking www.auburn.edu for more.

For questions regarding rescheduled events, please contact Wendy Perry, Harbert College of Business event coordinator, at perrywe@auburn.edu. Questions regarding academic classes should be directed to Norman Godwin, associate dean in the Harbert College of Business at godwinh@auburn.edu.

UPDATE: Lowder Building Fire

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