Firefighters put out fire on roof of UGA student center

Firefighters put out fire on roof of UGA student center
The fire department sent a tweet out at about 9:45 p.m. saying it was working a fire at the Tate Center. (PHOTO: Athens Clarke County Fire Department)

The Athens Clarke County Fire Department reported it has crews putting out a fire on the University of Georgia campus.

The fire department sent a tweet out at about 9:45 p.m., stating it was working to put out a fire at the Tate Student Center.

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UGA also sent a tweet out, writing police had got a report of a small fire at the facility at around 9 p.m. and that firefighters put it out quickly.

A video on Twitter showed firefighters on the roof of the center and smoke coming from it.

The Tate Student Center is described as “the livingroom of the UGA campus, providing UGA students with meeting spaces, dining, entertainment and much more,” on UGA’s website.

UGA reported the damage from the fire was limited, and no one was injured.

The school announced Saturday morning the Tate Center would be closed for the weekend.