April 19-25, 2002
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President to discuss State of the University
Fire causes damage
What happened?

New board members tapped
U.Va. to develop state-of-the-art teacher ed program
Is the Middle East conflict past the point of no return?
Athletics to host faculty, staff

Restored West Pavilion Gardens turn 50

Historic Bolivar artifacts donated in honor of Jefferson-era connection
Hot Links -- Garden Week
Photo by Jenny Gerow

Fire causes damage

A small fire in the roof of Maury Hall on April 12, sparked by workers using heat guns to remove paint, was quickly contained. No one was injured, and damage was mostly limited to the building’s façade and the ceiling of one office. Damage estimates were not available early this week, said University fire marshall Tim Ritchey.

Heat from the paint-removing guns ignited some cotton behind the wooden facing just under Maury’s roof. The building was briefly evacuated while two engines from the Charlottesville Fire Department, on the scene in minutes, extinguished the fire. The building reopened by 3 p.m., less than two hours after the fire was reported.


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