Fire at Marist College Suppressed by Automatic Sprinkler System[Center Headquarters]  [March 20, 2014 11:54 am ]  [Views 300] arrow full article

Fire at Marist College Suppressed by Automatic Sprinkler System 

At approximately 7:09 this evening, Fairview Firefighters were dispatched for an automatic alarm of fire at Marist College Townhouse “J”. While enroute, Fairview personnel were updated that there was an active fire in the unit’s kitchen area. Firefighters arrived to find a smoke condition in the apartment with a sprinkler head activated. The fire which started on the kitchen stove was held to the immediate area by the sprinkler system activating. 

The Center for Campus Fire Safety appoints representatives from SimplexGrinnell and SIEMENS to its Board of Directors[Center Headquarters]  [January 8, 2014 10:08 pm ]  [Views 550] arrow full article

Newburyport, Massachusetts – January 8, 2013 … President Paul D. Martin took great pride in announcing that he was appointing Mr. Rodger Reiswig, Director of Industry Relations at SimplexGrinnell and Mr. Daniel Finnegan, Manager of Industry Affairs & Fire Safety at Siemens Industry, Inc. to the Board of Directors of The Center for Campus Fire Safety

Purdue University Student Dies in House Fire[CCFS Administrator]  [November 18, 2013 10:18 am ]  [Views 584] arrow full article

Newburyport, Massachusetts … November 18, 2013. The house at 111 Lutz Street sits vacant after a fire ravaged it early Saturday morning.  In its wake, the fire left one man dead and two injured.  The departed was identified by the Tippecanoe County Medical Examiner as 22 year old Scott Notary, of Lafayette, IN, a senior at Purdue University.  Notary was found on the second floor of his house by fire crews. The fire was first reported at 2:46 a.m.  The house, where this tragedy occurred, is mere blocks away from Purdue’s campus.  The fire also caused an evacuation of nearby residences.

Arson Claims Life of Saddleback College Student[CCFS Administrator]  [July 10, 2013 3:19 pm ]  [Views 644] arrow full article


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Arson Ends the Life of a Saddleback College Student
Newburyport, Massachusetts – July 10, 2013. 

Tragedy struck the Saddleback College campus, located in Mission Viejo, CA, when an early morning fire occurred at 6:39 on Monday, July 8, 2013.  One student was left dead in the wake of a fire that occurred in the campus’s Business and General Studies Building, according to a Saddleback College press release.  The Orange County Fire Authority has deemed this fire to be arson, as traces of accelerants were found on the scene.  The identity of the victim, a 21 year old male who was found with second and third degree burns and was unconscious at the scene, has yet to be released, as the investigation is currently ongoing. 

Boston University Student Dies in Off Campus Fire[CCFS News Reporter]  [April 30, 2013 11:45 am ]  [Views 779] arrow full article

In the early morning of Sunday April 28, 2013, a fire broke out in a quiet Allston neighborhood.  This fire would claim the life of one Boston University student and would injure two other students and six firefighters.  The deceased student was later identified as Binland Lee, a senior studying marine science; she was 22 years old.  Lee’s room was located in the attic of the three story house.  Due to the size of the fire, suppression crews were unable to reach her.

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Bells of St. Lawrence University Silenced by Fire - [CCFS Reporter]  [Today 10:16 am ]  arrow Full article

Bells of St. Lawrence University Silenced by FireFirehouse.comApril 20--CANTON -- Ten bells rang out every day class was in session for nearly 90 years atop St. Lawrence University's Gunnison Memorial Chapel. Then one day in October, they were silenced. An early morning fire Oct. 6 destroyed the copper spire ...and more »

Campus Center Fire - Annenberg TV News [CCFS Reporter]  [Today 10:16 am ]  arrow Full article

Campus Center FireAnnenberg TV NewsStudents and staff evacuated the Ronald Tutor Campus Center at noon Monday after a fire broke out in the building. Guards stood at the entrance to the Campus Center and turned people away for nearly 40 minutes. The cause of the fire is still unknown ...

Watervliet High School evacuated after bomb threats - The Saratogian [CCFS Reporter]  [Today 10:16 am ]  arrow Full article

Watervliet High School evacuated after bomb threatsThe SaratogianOfficers from Watervliet, Troy, Albany County Sheriff's Department and New York State Police searched the school campus at 1245 Hillside Drive until 5 a.m. Monday, Watervliet Police Chief Ron Boisvert said. “The building was deemed to be clear and safe ...and more »

UGA finds solution for expired fire extinguishers - Red and Black [CCFS Reporter]  [Today 10:16 am ]  arrow Full article

UGA finds solution for expired fire extinguishersRed and BlackAccording to a survey of the campus, in which The Red & Black checked a total of 57 fire extinguishers in the labs, classrooms and hallways of 19 buildings, 46 of them were expired and have not been checked on more than a year. Buildings that house the ...and more »

No injuries in fire at Norfolk State University dorm - The Virginian-Pilot [CCFS Reporter]  [April 19, 2014 10:34 am ]  arrow Full article

No injuries in fire at Norfolk State University dormThe Virginian-PilotA fire in a Norfolk State University dorm forced the evacuation of the building this afternoon. The fire broke out in Babbette Smith Hall, in the 700 block of Park Ave. University police and Norfolk Fire-Rescue responded at 12:30 p.m., and quickly ...Fire reported at Norfolk State University (subscription)No injuries reported in Norfolk State dorm fireWAVY-TVFire at Norfolk State residence hall quickly containedwtkr.comall 4 news articles »

Student burned in residence hall grease fire - Times-Standard [CCFS Reporter]  [April 19, 2014 10:34 am ]  arrow Full article

Student burned in residence hall grease fireTimes-StandardFirefighters from the Arcata Fire District responded to a reported structure fire with a confirmed burn victim at Shasta Hall on the Humboldt State University campus at 9:17 p.m., Thursday, April 17. The resident reportedly suffered 1st and 2nd degree ...