Fire Heavily Damages Office Building at WSU Prosser This Morning

A fire virtually destroys an office building at WSU Prosser.

Firefighters were called out to the Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center around 3:30AM this morning.

Fire Chief Douglas Merritt says a third of the building is a complete loss, the rest of suffered severe smoke damage.

The Benton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the cause.

No injuries were reported.