Michigan State's Morrill Hall catches fire
Michigan State's Morrill Hall catches fire; 113-year-old building under demolition since March
A 113-year-old building undergoing demolition on Michigan State University's campus has caught fire.
Flames and smoke were seen coming through the roof Wednesday evening at Morrill Hall on the north end of campus.
Demolition work started in March and is expected to be completed in August. The school's English and history departments already have been moved to other buildings on the East Lansing campus.
Nicknamed "The Coop," Morrill Hall was a dormitory for female students and also housed home economics classrooms. It was converted in the 1930s to classroom space and named for Justin S. Morrill, a former U.S. senator who pushed to establish land grant universities.
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