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University Of Northern Iowa

1222 W 27th St
Cedar Falls, IA 50614

General Phone: 319-273-2311
Financial Aid Phone: 319-273-2700
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
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Fires at University of Northern Iowa under investigation - Sioux City Journal

No arrests had been made as of Sunday, said James O'Conner, a university spokesman.No one was injured.O'Conner said all the fires appeared to have been started by paper that was ignited in lower-level offices or classrooms.The state fire marshal's office was investigating.Police and firefighters working out of Lang Hall first noticed the fire in that building when they smelled smoke, Fire Chief Steve Mitchell said.About the same time, firefighters responded to a fire alarm at Baker Hall.A passerby had noticed the Baker Hall fire and went inside to extinguish it, officials said."It was very fortunate they came, and he probably saved the building," said Lt. Doug Widen with UNI Department of Public Safety.The third fire was discovered shortly after 1 a.m. in Gilchrist Hall, university officials said.Windows in at least two of the buildings were broken. Damage was undetermined.