OSWEGO, NY – A vehicle fire was reported behind the Lonis-Moreland residence halls’ dining hall on Sixth Avenue on the SUNY Oswego campus.
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It happened shortly before 1 p.m. Friday.
Westside units from Oswego Fire Department responded to a working cargo van fire near Mackin Dinning Hall.
There was some billowing smoke and a few small explosions reported by bystanders.
The dorms were evacuated.
Firefighters made a quick knockdown.
There were no injuries.
However, the van was a total loss.
Its contents were damaged, but some were saved.
The cause is unknown and the investigation is continuing.