Iowa State University plans renovations after fire

Union Drive Community Center will soon decide on what food will be served in the renovated dining hall based on which equipment needs to be replaced.

AMES, Iowa—After a fire outbreak earlier this week, the Union Drive Community Center has reopened its dining services and is fully functioning.

Damage to the dining center has been restricted to the Backyard Grill portion, where the fire originated.

“There’s currently a construction wall in the grill area where the repairs and renovations need to occur,” said Annette Hacker, director of Iowa State's news service. The surrounding dining area reopened for dinner June 17.



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