Pillow fight triggers sprinkler system, evacuation of UNL residence hall

2014-07-12T08:32:00Z Pillow fight triggers sprinkler system, evacuation of UNL residence hallBy the Lincoln Journal Star JournalStar.com
July 12, 2014 8:32 am  • 

A pillow fight led to the evacuation of five floors of Schramm Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln City Campus on Friday night.

Campers staying at this week's Christ in Youth Conference got in a pillow fight just after 11 p.m. Friday and hit a sprinkler on the fifth floor, setting off the sprinkler system, said UNL Police Officer Greg Byelick.

UNLPD and Lincoln Fire and Rescue arrived to find floors 1 through 5 were damaged from water coming out of a sprinkler head on the fifth floor.

The group was relocated to Abel and Pound halls for the remainder of its stay.

There is no estimate on damage yet, Byelick said.

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