Fire at Sterling College gym cancels game

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STERLING, Kan. (AP) – A basketball game between Sterling and Tabor colleges was postponed until Monday after a fire broke out at Sterling’s gym.

The college says about 300 to 400 people were evacuated from the gym when the fire began Thursday evening at the Gleason Center gymnasium.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. A damage estimate was not determined.

School President Scott Rich said he was pleased by how well the evacuation went and thanked everyone involved for following evacuation plans.

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