Fire officials have completed their investigation and released the building to Kansas State University's Public Safety. The Manhattan Fire Department has issued a release citing an accidental cause. Hale Library will remain closed until further notice.
Updates at k-state.edu/update.
Internet connectivity has been restored to all buildings except Bluemont, Chem/Biochem, College of Business, Dickens, Engineering Complex, Hale, Holton, Justin, King, McCain, Nichols, Pat Roberts Hall, Seaton, Shellenberger, Throckmorton and Willard.
ITS is continuing to work to restore services from an offsite backup, but has no estimated restoration time.