Small Fire Extinguished inside NASA KSC Vehicle Assembly Building

Press Release From: Kennedy Space Center
Posted: Thursday, December 2, 2004

At approximately 1 p.m. today, a small fire was reported and quickly extinguished inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at Launch Complex 39 here. No injuries are reported and at this time there are no reports of damage to space flight hardware.

KSC fire and rescue personnel quickly responded to the scene. As a precautionary measure, employees were evacuated from the building. The cause of the incident is under investigation and more information will be released as it becomes available.

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