“Inadvertent human error” caused Harbin fire alarm malfunction

The failure of Harbin Hall’s audible fire alarm system was caused by “inadvertent human error,” according to Chief Administrative Officer Spiros Dimolitsas. “A technician failed to properly reset the system after conducting a monthly test of a fire… Read More

University administrators respond to Saturday’s DMT arrests

In a meeting with campus media this evening, Todd Olson, university vice president of student affairs, and Julie Green Batialle, university spokesperson, revealed more details surrounding the DMT arrests in Harbin Hall last Saturday. “The fact is it… Read More

Fire outside of 1789 bakery shuts down 36th Street

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer This afternoon at approximately 2:45 p.m., the D.C. Fire Department responded to a fire on the exterior of the 1789 bakery on 36th Street.

Microwave fire on 37th Street, residents escape unscathed

At approximately 10 p.m. this evening, the D.C. Fire Department responded to a 911 call on the 1700 block of 37th Street. According to DCFD Chief Larry Jackson, the source of the fire was likely a faulty microwave…. Read More

Georgetown not the only D.C. school plagued by fires

Fire, the specter that has haunted Georgetown’s campus all year, broke out this weekend at the house of George Washington University sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma. In a rare turn of events, however, there actually was a fire this… Read More

Fire trucks return to campus for false alarm in VCE

Georgetown might want to seriously consider building a firehouse on-campus because the DC Fire Department paid yet another visit to the University today. At approximately 2:25 p.m., DC Fire and EMS responded to a smoke alarm on the… Read More