One student killed in off-campus fire at University of North Dakota

Matthew Heisler, 21, a sophomore, was pulled from the burning house by his roommate Read More

BU students jailed following raucous party with covered smoke alarms

House located next to burned out shell where BU student was killed in a fire last April.  Read More 

Significant damage to dorm room at Duke University

Fire was caused by a backpack leaning against a radiator being ignited. Read More.

Fire at St. Michael’s College residence hall causes significant damage

Fire was caused by a space heater. All students are safe. Read More.


One person killed in early-morning, off-campus fire at Frostburg State University

Victim identified as a Lateef Gazal, a senior majoring in Business Administration.   Read More


Four out of five campus-related fire deaths happen off-campus

Last fatal fire in a residence hall or Greek housing was 2006. Read More

Campus Firewatch Information Sheet

Quick stats on fatal campus-related fires Campus Firewatch Information Sheet

9 Fires documentary

This is the story of nine campus-related fires, including two in Boston and Brookline, that broke out over three weeks in January and February 2012 at campuses across the nation that shows “the rest of the story.”  Watch and download the video from the Minger Foundation.