Campus Fire Safety- Quick Facts

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    • Location: 94 percent of fatal campus fires occurred off-campus.
    • Cause: Smoking (29 percent) was the leading cause of fatal campus fires.
    • Factors: Alcohol was a factor in 76 percent of fatal campus fires. Smoke alarms were either missing or tampered with (disconnected or battery removed) in 58 percent of fatal campus fires.

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    Source: U.S. Fire Administration

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