Fortunately, the fire was stopped right before it could spread to the Hall Annex.
Yebekaghtv in interacted with a few students who happened to have witnessed the scene. According to the students, the fire started at around 1 am.
The fire was only noticed after it had caused enough damage.
Students reveal what happened on the day of the Republic Hall Fire during an interview with Yebekaghtv.
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The fire started only a day after the students had presented their selves to their affiliated halls.