Lowest year on record for campus-related fatal fires
The 2013-2014 academic year is the lowest one on record since 2000 with four campus-related fatal fires. Read More
Boston Globe launches three-part investigation series “Shadow Campus” about off-campus housing in Boston
Series focuses on the issues relating to the large off-campus housing market in Boston. Part 1, which appeared on Sunday, 5/4, includes details on the two fires on Linden Street that killed one BU student and serious injured another. Read the series and watch the videos here.
The Alarming Truth film launched
The Alarming Truth, a short film that was written, filmed and produced by students, tells of the impact of an off-campus fatal fire. It is available for free download, along with a Screening Guide and much more at www.alarmingtruth.org. You can also follow us on Twitter @alarmingtruth or #alarmingtruth
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 in April 2013. 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.