Sagu cancels classes today
Waxahachie, TX - October 3, 2011 - Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) has canceled classes for the rest of the afternoon. Faculty, staff and students have been advised to stay inside until further notice. SAGU Safety & Security office is continuing to monitor the situation and is in contact with Ellis County Emergency Personnel. In the case of evacuation, students will bussed to Lakeview Campgrounds in Maypearl, TX.
Update:Waxahachie Fire Department evacuated approximately 1,000 people living and working in the immediate area around the Magna Blend plant. SAGU was not in the evacuation zone, but as a precaution afternoon classes were canceled and those on campus were instructed to stay indoors. Late this afternoon, SAGU received word from the Fire Department to resume normal activity. Night classes and dorm devos will continue as planned. SAGU Safety & Security will continue to monitor the situation and will be in contact with local emergency personnel.
According to CBS DFW News, the city is sending residents an automated email that the Environmental Protective Agency has found "no threat to
public health" from the fire.