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Birthday cake triggers alarm

BY DI STAFF | MARCH 04, 2010 7:30 AM

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A birthday cake left on the second floor of the Becker Communication Studies Building triggered a heavy response from the Iowa City Fire Department on Wednesday.

The cake allegedly belonged to Sarah Nebel, 26, a graduate teaching assistant in communications studies.

The fire department sent two engines, a ladder truck, and a battalion chief in response to an automatic fire alarm. All occupants reportedly evacuated the building upon hearing the alarm.



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Firefighters allegedly found light smoke from a birthday cake on the second floor that activated the smoke detector.

Once officials determined a cause, they turned the building over to the UI police and UI Facilities Management.

— by Jordan Fries


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