University of Georgia student dies in early morning house fire[CCFS Administrator] [January 3, 2012 10:16 pm ] [Views 897] full article
University of Georgia student dies in early morning house fire
January 1, 2012 … A student from the University of Georgia, and three members of her family died December 28, when their home caught fire. Susannah Maxine Davis, 19, her sister Haley Morea Davis, 17, and her parents Mary Wendi Davis and Edmund Russell Davis died when a blaze broke out in their home at 5 a.m.
CCFS partners with Campus Safety Magazine to distribute Survey[CCFS Administrator] [December 14, 2011 2:22 pm ] [Views 911] full article
The Center for Campus Fire Safety is pleased to partner with Campus Safety Magazine to conduct a brief survey on the state of fire prevention and detection at U.S. universities, schools and hospitals. All individuals who are involved in campus fire safety are encouraged to participate.
CCFS works with NFPA on Cooking Fire Safety[CCFS Administrator] [December 14, 2011 1:48 pm ] [Views 482] full article
CCFS Director, Kevin McSweeney, CFPS/CFS II represented The Center for Campus Fire Safety in an NFPA Fire Protection Research Foundation program to improve cooking fire safety.
CCFS works with Inside Edition[CCFS Administrator] [December 14, 2011 1:10 pm ] [Views 949] full article
CCFS President, Paul D. Martin and Director Tim Knisely worked with Inside Edition to produce the following story about college housing and fire safety. Inside Edition ... To show just how fast a fire can rip through a college room, the New York Office of Fire Prevention and the Center of Campus Fire Safety set up a demonstration and burned down a mock dorm room at the University at Albany. Students looked on in awe as everything was destroyed in just minutes.
NEWSCharges for VCU student in dormitory fire - Washington Post (blog) [CCFS Reporter] [November 25, 2012 1:38 am ] Full article
WTVRCharges for VCU student in dormitory fireWashington Post (blog)A Virginia Commonwealth University student from Sterling faces charges of setting fires in a dormitory that caused an estimated $20,000 in damage. Police tell media outlets that 22-year-old Javier A. Chavez also faces disciplinary action by the university.VCU Student Arrested For Starting Fires In DormWRICall 21 news articles »
Fire causes evacuation at University of East London store - East London Advertiser [CCFS Reporter] [November 25, 2012 1:38 am ] Full article
East London AdvertiserFire causes evacuation at University of East London storeEast London AdvertiserLaurie Kenny, Station Manager at Silvertown Fire Station, said: “Crews worked extremely hard to stop the fire from spreading and contain it to the convenience store. The university's evacuation procedure worked really well and around 20 people left the ...and more »
UVM student pleads guilty to setting dorm fire - San Francisco Chronicle [CCFS Reporter] [November 25, 2012 1:38 am ] Full article
UVM student pleads guilty to setting dorm fireSan Francisco ChronicleBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A University of Vermont student who pleaded guilty to unlawful mischief for setting fire to trash in a dormitory last month says he was so high on alcohol and drugs he doesn't remember what he did. Twenty-year-old Stanislas ...UVM student guilty of setting dorm fire was 'blacked out' on alcohol, drugsvt.Buzz (blog)all 19 news articles »
Police seek clues in fire at Toomer's Oaks at Auburn University - Montgomery Advertiser [CCFS Reporter] [November 25, 2012 1:38 am ] Full article
Police seek clues in fire at Toomer's Oaks at Auburn UniversityMontgomery Advertiser(AP) — Police hope a video provides clues about a fire that damaged the oak trees of Toomer's Corner at Auburn University. Authorities said the blaze started when toilet paper draping the trees caught fire early Sunday morning. The Opelika-Auburn News ...
Students living in potential firetraps - Great Lakes Advocate [CCFS Reporter] [November 25, 2012 1:38 am ] Full article
Students living in potential firetrapsGreat Lakes AdvocateThe problem arises in purpose-built university accommodation where a student typically rents one furnished room in a flat with up to nine bedrooms, a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. Chief superintendent Greg Buckley, a fire safety expert from ...and more »
American University of Sharjah to host symposium to improve fire safety - AME Info [CCFS Reporter] [November 22, 2012 1:07 am ] Full article
American University of Sharjah to host symposium to improve fire safetyAME InfoAmerican University of Sharjah (AUS) will host the 2012 Mini-Symposium and Workshop on Design for Fire Resistance in Structures at the university's LIB-011 Lecture Hall from Tuesday, December 11 to Wednesday, December 12, 2012. The objective of this ...and more »