Officials Say Explosion Call at Liberty University Was A Prank

Lynchburg, VA - What was first reported as an explosion at Liberty University, school officials say it seemed to have turned out to be a student prank.

According to a Liberty University spokesperson, around 10:00 p.m. Tuesday, the prank took place at the dorm four building located off Champion Circle which was vacated at the time, in preparation for demolition.

Upon arrival, firefighters determined it was a food appliance fire that had burned itself out.

No injuries to report and damage to the building was minor.

The investigation is on-going.