Fire Prevention & Protection, Fireground Safety

Cornell Student Killed in Fire

A Cornell student died during an overnight kitchen fire on Friday, May 6, 2011, in Ithaca, New York, according to various news sources.

The Associated Press reported that Deputy Fire Chief C. Thomas Pearson said that 13 Cornell students lived in the home’s eight apartments, but only six or seven students were in the buildings during the fire.

Read more about this incident HERE, and learn more about campus fire safety from the Center for Campus Fire Safety at