Campus Fire Safety Month 2016!

We’ve launched a statewide campus fire safety campaign in Massachusetts…Smoke Alarms and Two Ways Out, Best Roommates Evah! This is a partnership between Campus Firewatch, Massachusetts Department of Fire Services, the National Fire Protection Association and the Easton Fire Department.  Learn more at and check out the Campus Firewatch At-A-Glance Resource Page.


chart 02.17.16For the first time since records started being kept in 2000, there were no college-related fire deaths last academic year  Read More




Twenty-six 2016 Proclamations for National Campus Fire Safety Month

To date, we have 20 proclamations for 2016, which means since 2005, there have been 354 proclamations signed by the nation’s governors designating September as Campus Fire Safety Month. We also have a letter of support from the International Code Council!  Read More

Off-Campus Fire Safety Checklist

checklist thumbnail 04.05.16Campus Firewatch has updated its Off-Campus Fire Safety Checklist. Students are starting to look around for off-campus housing for the fall semester, so this is a perfect time to get this important information into their hands. Download Now

Campus Firewatch Information Sheet

A concise compilation of information and stats on fatal campus-related fires from 2000 to the present     Campus Firewatch Information Sheet

Video series “Did YOU Know?” available

A free video series from the Minger Foundation, produced in collaboration with Campus Firewatch, is available for campuses and communities to use for National Campus Fire Safety Month.These are short, to the point, videos featuring students asking important questions about fire safety. Click here to see all of the videos that you can stream, download and embed-all for free!

Fatal College/University-Related Fires

Fatal College/University-related fatal fires identified by Campus Firewatch since 2000. Click on each icon to learn more about each incident.

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