Fire leads to evacuation at University of Md. labs

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County firefighters responded to the University of Maryland campus on Monday afternoon for a fire reported at the Engineering Labs on Stadium Drive.

According to fire spokesperson Mark Brady, firefighters found fire in one of the labs and heavy smoke inside the building. The building was safely evacuated and a hazmat team alerted as a precaution.

At 12:20 p.m. the fire was reported to be out.

School is not yet in session. Students are moving in this week.


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