October 15, 2009: 600 evacuated in small fire at dorm

A fire in an elevator forced the evacuation of 350 James River Hall residents at Christopher Newport University early Thursday morning. A Hall Director who fought the blaze with an extinguisher and a police officer assisting in the evacuation were treated and released for smoke inhalation. A view of James River Hall on CNU is shown here with a medic unit from Newport News Fire Department.
Adrin Snider, Daily Press
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