University of Wollongong building evacuated after fire

Andrew Pearson
Updated December 8 2017 - 5:58pm, first published 1:25pm

2.30pm: A lithium battery being used by students for an experiment is believed to have sparked a fire inside a laboratory at the University of Wollongong on Friday. 

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Andrew Pearson

Andrew grew up in the western Riverina town of Hay and has strong ties to the region. He is a former DA journo who has a passion for breaking news and has covered everything from council and politics to crime and court.

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