MSU Union evacuated after optical illusion causes reports of fire

Published: Sep. 27, 2023 at 8:21 PM EDT
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EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The Michigan State University Union Building was evacuated on Wednesday after a brief fire scare.

According to MSU Police and Public Safety, steam blowing from the building’s roof was illuminated by a yellow light.

The light and steam gave off the illusion of smoke and fire.

Emergency services were dispatched to the Union building and evacuated occupants.

Thankfully, the call was a false alarm.

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