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Baldwin City Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire alert at 3:15 a.m. on December 27th, 2019. The incident was located at the Collins Gym, on the corner of 6th & Elm on Baker University(Official) campus. An HVAC unit located on the rooftop was on fire and was quickly put out by responding agencies. We were able to contain damage to the roof and the HVAC unit, along with some ceiling and water damage in the women’s locker room.
Baldwin City Volunteer Fire Department is handling the investigation. We want to thank Palmyra Fire District 2, Willow Springs Fire District #3, Douglas County RIT, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical, and Fire District #1 Of Johnson County, KS for their assistance in mitigating and containing this incident quickly.
Video courtesy of Fire District #1 Of Johnson County, KS.