facebook
twitter
search
search

Five fires in 5 hours at Virginia college

April 17, 2013 at 2:25 PM

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 17 (UPI) -- Classes at Virginia's Christopher Newport University were canceled after firefighters responded to five bathroom fires in 5 hours, the school said.

The fires at the Newport News, Va., college all occurred Tuesday afternoon, and Tuesday evening classes were canceled, The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot reported. Classes resumed Wednesday, the school's website indicated.

The fires were considered suspicious, and state police were investigating, the newspaper added.

No injuries were reported, and damage was minimal, the university said.

Related UPI Stories
Topics: State Police
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Walgreens to sell heroin overdose antidote naloxone without prescription
Hospital mortality drops with lower patient-to-nurse ratio
Kanye West under fire after Bill Cosby tweet
Plus-size model Ashley Graham nabs Sports Illustrated swimsuit spread
IKEA issues recall after glass ceiling lamps crash to ground