What you Missed in the Latest Issue of Campus Firewatch

What did you miss in the latest issue?

  • No fire deaths!
  • Best Roommates EVAH campaign
  • Monthly Fire Safety Themes
  • Off-Campus Housing Fire Safety Checklist
  • Home safety visits and campus fire safety
  • Sticky messages
  • Tips, ideas and resources

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Campus Fire Safety Education Act introduced in Congress

Congressmen Bill Pascrell (NJ-9) and Pete King (NY-2) and Senator Bob Menendez (NJ) have introduced the Campus Fire Safety Education Act of 2016 in Congress (HR 6172 andS3362. This legislation will provide grants to schools to develop campus fire safety education programs that reach out to students twice a year, with a special focus on fire safety for students with disabilities. Read More!

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 www.BestRoommatesEvah.org and check out the Campus Firewatch At-A-Glance Resource Page.

No College Fire Deaths

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




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.

View Fatal Campus-Related Fires in a larger map