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Propane tank catches fire at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus

A fire was reported early Thursday on the Biscayne Bay Campus of Florida International University in North Miami.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue arrived at 8:30 a.m. on the campus, off Northeast 151st Street and Biscayne Boulevard, and found a propane tank had caught fire in the Royal Caribbean Building.

The building is under construction, according to FIU officials.

In a text alert to the FIU community, students were advised to avoid the area until the situation is under control.