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Small Fire Prompts Evacuation Of WUKY Studios

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Alan Lytle
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WUKY

A small fire on the third floor of McVey Hall prompted the evacuation of the WUKY Studios.  The fire was discovered around 7:19, according to UK spokesperson Kathy Johnson.  Everyone in the building was able to get out safely.  The radio station remained on the air, programmed remotely, and returned to the regularly scheduled music shortly before 11 a.m..

Update (12:11 p.m.): The all-clear was sounded shortly before 11 a.m. Staff with breathing issues are being sent home, however.