Fire Log

Below are the fire log statistics for the Columbus campus residence halls. View statistics for the regional campuses (Mansfield, Newark, Wooster).

Columbus Campus

Displaying 17 - 32 of 84
Date Occurredsort ascending Time Occurred Date Reported Building Name Cause Explanation Value of Property Damage # of Fire Related Injuries # of Fire Related Deaths
September 20, 2018 1:30am Busch House Unintentional Aluminum foil in microwave $210
August 31, 2018 8:00pm Mack Hall Unintentional Dryer belt caused excess smoke with a possible fire $2,000
August 30, 2018 5:45am Norton House Unintentional Samsung Galaxy Note 4 cell phone exploded $200
April 21, 2018 12:00pm Morrill Tower Intentional Individual lit hand sanitizer on fire $0
April 2, 2018 11:00am 1943 Waldeck Unintentional Fire caused by unattended candle $15,000
March 27, 2018 11:00pm Barrett House Intentional Poster on door scorched on the bottom $0
February 28, 2018 3:15am Bowen House Unintentional Towel draped over halogen lamp caught fire $10
February 8, 2018 1:15am Morrill Tower Intentional 20th floor - Student ignited charcoal $700
December 7, 2017 11:00am Bradley Hall Intentional Carpet & sheets scorched/burn holes. $500
November 23, 2017 1:15pm Smith-Steeb Hall Unintentional Sunlight reflected off of a mirror onto a tissue box. Box caught fire. $0
October 22, 2017 9:30pm Park - Stradley Unintentional Cooking fire (Microwave) - foil in the microwave $250
January 23, 2017 11:45pm Jones Tower Unintentional Electrical, lamp cord shorted $100
November 20, 2016 8:00am Norton House Intentional Flyer hanging on 1st-floor wall was burned $0
November 17, 2016 1:45am Scott House Unintentional Electrical fire to an HVAC control panel $7,500
August 23, 2016 7:15pm Mendoza House Unintentional Cooking fire in stove $36,623
April 6, 2016 11:15pm Morrill Tower 17th Floor Common Room Unintentional Trash can fire $0