NEWS ARCHIVE 2010Blaze teaches fire safety [CCFS Reporter] [September 17, 2010 8:04 am ] Full article
Members of the Allegany Fire Department set fire to a mock dorm room on the front lawn of Devereux Hall Wednesday in an effort to educate students on fire safety. The 8-foot-by-8-foot room constructed of plywood and plaster was furnished with a bed, microwave, desk, extension cords and other legal and illegal accessories typically found in a dorm room.
Greeks work for fire safety [CCFS Reporter] [September 17, 2010 8:04 am ] Full article
In ten years, 71 fires have resulted in student deaths. Wednesday, a group of UNC sorority and fraternity fire marshals partnered with the Chapel Hill Fire Department to prevent future fires.
17 cars gutted at Abu Dhabi University car park - GulfNews [CCFS Reporter] [September 17, 2010 8:04 am ] Full article
GulfNews17 cars gutted at Abu Dhabi University car parkGulfNewsAbu Dhabi: As many as 17 cars were gutted in a fire in the Abu Dhabi University's car park on Tuesday evening, ...17 cars in blaze at universityNationalall 3 news articles »
Air-conditioner starts fire that displaces 12 CS fourplex residents, officials say [CCFS Reporter] [September 15, 2010 7:47 am ] Full article
Fire officials said they believe a burning air-conditioning unit at a College Station fourplex started a blaze that displaced the building’s 12 residents early Tuesday. A caller reported the fire at 4:05 a.m. at 403 Fall Circle off Spring Loop, an ...
Safety First: Study up on campus fire safety [CCFS Reporter] [September 15, 2010 7:47 am ] Full article
This is the time of year when parents shed tears of joy and sadness at the same time. Why is this Children are going off to college, which leaves many parents empty-nesters. For many young adults, this will be the first time they are away from their parents watchful eye. This new-found freedom brings more responsibility.
Editorial: Timely Response To Last Tuesday’s Events Should Be Commended [CCFS Reporter] [September 15, 2010 7:47 am ] Full article
The evacuations of three buildings on campus last Tuesday, while unfortunate for the students and faculty involved, were handled with the highest standards by campus officials and the New Britain Fire Department, considering the chaos and large workload that occurred within a short period, and the mess that could have occurred without such timely responses. After [...]