- Associated Press - Thursday, July 23, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A small kitchen fire at a dormitory at Pittsburgh’s Duquesne University was quickly extinguished and hurt no one, but is inconveniencing more than a dozen students.

City firefighters were called to Brottier Hall just before 10 p.m. Wednesday, but the fire was put out before they arrived.

University spokeswoman Bridget Fare says 500 students live in the building, but most are on vacation or not living there during the summer.

Still, 30 apartments were affected by water damage from the building’s sprinkler system. Fare says 15 students who live in those units were temporarily staying elsewhere. The university found alternate housing for 11 students, while four opted to stay with friends.

Some apartments were expected to be repaired by Thursday, while others might take a week to fix.

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