Fire struck at the Lloyd Brathwaite Student Administration Building, University of The West Indies St. Augustine Campus on Thursday night.
TTT News understands that Deputy Principal Professor Indar Ramnarine noticed smoke coming from the building just after 7pm. He said workers at the building alerted security guards, who then alerted the Fire Services and police.
Fire officers from the Tunapuna and San Juan Fire Stations, as well as Fire Headquarters, Wrightson Road responded.
The building was evacuated and the fire was brought under control and put out.