Three UC Berkeley students were among the more than 30 people killed in this terrible tragedy. Lots more will be coming out over the coming weeks and months about this fire, but there is one clear message to spread:

Know two ways out, no matter where, no matter when.

Tell college students, those going off to college, your brothers, sisters, parents, children – tell everyone.

Student killed in off-campus fire


Campus-related fire fatalitiesA student from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale was killed in an off-campus fire. This is the first college-related fatal fire in 17 months. 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    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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