Town/Gown Fire Safety Community Service Project Launches!
The second annual Town/Gown Fire Safety Community Service Project has launched! Campus Firewatch has teamed up with First Alert and the Michael H. Minger Foundation to provide smoke alarms to fire departments that work with students on doing home safety visits. The students LEARN fire safety by DOING fire safety! Click here for more information.
See one student’s experience and how it inspired her to do so much more.
Students identified in San Marcos Tragedy
Four of the five victims of the July 20 fire in two off-campus apartment complexes have been identified. According to a statement from Texas State University:
- Dru Estes of San Antonio, Texas was a History major. Dru was not enrolled for the Fall 2018 semester, but was classified as a Sophomore.
- Haley Frizzell of San Angelo, Texas was a Theatre major in her Sophomore year and enrolled to attend school this Fall.
- David Ortiz of Pasadena, Texas was an Exercise and Sport Science major in his Junior year and enrolled to attend school this Fall.
- James Miranda was identified but is not affiliated with the university.
Campus Firewatch will have more information on this tragedy.
The 2018 National Campus Fire Safety Month campaign is up and running! We have received our first six proclamations, which means there have been 401 proclamations issued in the past 14 years. Read More.
Off-Campus Fire Safety Checklist
Campus 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 Download Now
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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