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Smoke from fire in dorm basement triggers evacuation

EUGENE, Ore. - Residents evacuated a dorm after smoke from fire in a basement garbage can circulated in the University of Oregon building Tuesday.

No one was hurt.

Firefighters contained the fire to the garbage can. Smoke damage was under assessment, said Julie Brown with the UO. She didn't expect any further damage.

She said residents of Dunn Hall, part of the Hamilton complex, had to evacuate the building.