- Associated Press - Thursday, September 3, 2015

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Authorities at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center say they plan to have the facility open for business Thursday after the main museum was evacuated due to a fire.

WHNT-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1KtoWtR) that crews were working to make sure nothing was damaged by smoke from the Wednesday night fire. No injuries were reported.

U.S. Space & Rocket Center spokesman Tim Hall said the cafeteria and some Space Camp activities are held in the main museum. He said there were 34 children on the premises, but none should have been in that part of the building when the fire alarm sounded.

Officials said it appears the fire happened in the administrative area, which is next to the outdoor space shuttle display. They say the fire started in a work area.


Information from: WHNT-TV, https://whnt.com/

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