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Nielsen Field House at Price Lab destroyed by fire in 1993

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- The Nielsen Fieldhouse was destroyed by fire June 8, 1993.

On a very windy day, flames broke out in the gymnasium attached to Pricelab School in Cedar Falls.  A combination of wrestling mats and the high winds fueled the fire for hours.  No one was hurt but damage was estimated at $3 million.

The fieldhouse was replaced.

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