Georgetown releases 2011 Crime and Fire Safety Reports

Last week, Georgetown released its annual reports summing up crime and fire safety issues on its various campuses. These reports, which were posted on the Georgetown Safety and Environmental Management website, include lengthy summaries of campus procedures and… Read More

Fire at Hook on M Street

At around 12:30 p.m., a fire broke out behind Hook restaurant on the 3200 block of M Street. Smoke poured out into the street, causing damage to nearby Saloun and Tackle Box. Firetrucks arrived on the scene fifteen… Read More

Fire outside of 1789 bakery shuts down 36th Street

Get the flash player here: 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.

Georgetown library set to reopen October 18th

Mark it down: Georgetown’s public library will reopen on October 18th. The renovations to the building, which was destroyed by an April 2007 fire, have been ongoing since Spring 2008. But first, book-lovers will have to survive without… Read More

Georgetown Public Library will re-open in October

For more than a year, rumors suggested that Georgetown Public Library would re-open in Fall 2010. Now, that target date is a bit more specific. According to a D.C. Public Library representative who contacted Georgetown Metropolitan, the library… Read More

You must be this pious to ride: Fire on Jesuit golf cart leads to restrictions

We’ll admit it—we love spotting Jack the Bulldog riding around campus in a golf cart with his buddy, Fr. Christopher Steck. For a short time this week, however, it looked like Jack lost his cart privileges. “Bad news… 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

Pizza baked in its box starts fire in Georgetown’s Harbin Hall

On Wednesday night, a fire broke out in the eighth floor common room of Harbin Hall. According to Lt. Reynolds of the D.C. Fire Department, the fire began in the oven when someone tried to heat up a… Read More

BREAKING: Fire in New North at Georgetown University

Get the flash player here: Updated at 4:57 a.m. Updated at 11:45 a.m. with information from Deputy Fire Chief Kenneth Crosswhite. Update at 1:52 p.m.: Georgetown Senior Vice President Spiros Dimolitsas wrote in an e-mail to the… Read More