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Clock ticks as firemen work to extinguish mock dorm blaze

September 19, 2012 | 8:46 p.m. CDT
Fire engineer Michael Holz, left, and Lt. Dave Richarson work to extinguish a mock flaming dorm room at MU's Speakers Circle as part of the 12th annual Fire Factor on Wednesday. A scoreboard was erected to demonstrate how quickly a fire can spread; in less than two minutes, the entire room was ablaze.

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