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Vanderbilt University dormitory evacuated following grease fire

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Students were briefly evacuated from a Vanderbilt University dormitory early Saturday evening after a fire broke out.

According to school officials, it happened around 5:20 p.m. at Lewis House.

Officials say some students were cooking, and a small grease fire broke out.

The  sprinkler system and fire alarm were  activated and the dorm evacuated around 5:20 p.m.

The sprinkler system put out the fire immediately before the fire department arrived on scene.

Students were able to re-enter the building by 5:50 p.m.

Officials say there were no injuries or damage, other than some water to mop up.

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