Students evacuated following kitchen fire in WKU dorm

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- UPDATE: 08/20/17 6:25pm

WKU officials say all students should be back inside Peace Ford Tower at this time.


WKU officials say a kitchen fire broke out on the tenth floor of Pearce Ford Tower early this afternoon.

Students say water from the sprinkler system has pooled up on floors nine and ten, with some students reporting damaged belongings, though this hasn't been confirmed by officials.

The fire was contained to the kitchen, and students are expected to be able to return to the building after cleanup is complete.

No injuries have been reported to us at this time.

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