Fire breaks out in University of Bristol's new building in UK

07 January 2018, 07:29 AM
Fire breaks out in University of Bristol's new building in UK (File Photo)
Fire breaks out in University of Bristol's new building in UK (File Photo)

A huge fire broke out on Sunday at a new building of the University of Bristol in the UK, forcing nearby sites to be evacuated.

The university confirmed an “ongoing fire” in its Fry Building, which is located close to the Wills Memorial Building - an iconic feature of the Bristol’s skyline.

“We’re aware of an ongoing fire in our Fry Building, which is currently being refurbished. Everyone’s accounted for,” the university said in a tweet.

“Students have been evacuated from the library,” it said.

No injuries have been reported so far.

Several roads around the campus have been closed and police are at the scene. 

A huge fire broke out on Sunday at a new building of the University of Bristol in the UK, forcing nearby sites to be evacuated.

The university confirmed an “ongoing fire” in its Fry Building, which is located close to the Wills Memorial Building - an iconic feature of the Bristol’s skyline.

“We’re aware of an ongoing fire in our Fry Building, which is currently being refurbished. Everyone’s accounted for,” the university said in a tweet.

“Students have been evacuated from the library,” it said.

No injuries have been reported so far.

Several roads around the campus have been closed and police are at the scene. 

First Published: Sunday, January 07, 2018 07:19 AM
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