USM Public Safety

Campus Fire Log

The Cleary Act requires all colleges and universities with on campus housing to report all incidents of fires intentional or unintentional with the residence halls on campus.

  • 2017

 

2013

09/01/2013 - Sunday

  • 13-8557 : 1713 : Phone - Fire Alarm Activation : Report Taken : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 15] DICKEY WOOD HALL - 17 UNIVERSITY WAY EXT
    Narrative: Equipment malfunction

09/02/2013 - Monday

  • 13-8567 : 0014 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Fire Alarm Restored/Clea : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 15] DICKEY WOOD HALL - 17 UNIVERSITY WAY EXT
    Narrative: Equipment malfunction

09/11/2013 - Wednesday

  • 13-8948 : 2134 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Handled by Officer : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 18] PHILIPPI HALL - 19 CAMPUS AVE
    Narrative: Equipment malfunction
  • 13-8957 : 2242 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Handled by Officer : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 18] PHILIPPI HALL - 19 CAMPUS AVE
    Narrative: Equipment malfunction

09/16/2013 - Monday

  • 13-9151 : 2047 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Handled by Officer : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Burnt food-unintentional

09/19/2013 - Thursday

  • 13-9253 : 2032 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Handled by Officer : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 15] DICKEY WOOD HALL - 17 UNIVERSITY WAY EXT
    Narrative: Smoking materials. Intentional
  • 13-10254 : 1852 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Handled by Officer : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Burnt food- unintentional

10/23/2013 - Wednesday

  • 13-10651 : 2138 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Fire Alarm Restored/Clea : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Burnt food-unintentional
  • 13-12373 : 1336 : Phone - FIRE, OTHER : Report Taken : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 22] ROBIE ANDREWS HALL - 39 UNIVERSITY WAY
    Narrative: Odor of fire. Unintentional

 

2014 (back to top)

01/03/2014 - Friday

  • 14-63 : 0041 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Investigated : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Hot wax and light smoke. Unintentional

01/05/2014 - Sunday

  • 14-178 : 2216 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Fire Alarm Restored/Clea : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 18] PHILIPPI HALL - 19 CAMPUS AVE
    Narrative: Mechanical issue. Unintentional

02/03/2014 - Monday

  • 14-1366 : 1825 : Phone - Fire Alarm Activation : Handled by Officer : 1
    Location/Address: [GC G12] Phiiipi Hall
    Narrative: Burnt food, unintentional

03/20/2014 - Thursday

  • 14-3312 : 2155 : Phone - Fire Alarm Activation : Fire Alarm Restored/Clea : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 18] PHILIPPI HALL - 19 CAMPUS AVE
    Narrative: Burnt food. Unitentional

05/09/2014 - Friday

  • 14-5424 : 0239 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Fire Alarm Restored/Clea : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 30] UPTON HASTINGS HALL - 52 UNIVERSITY WAY
    Narrative: Fire alarm activation. Intentional
  • 14-5425 : 0324 : Alarm - Supervisory Alarm : Fire Alarm Restored/Clea : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Burnt food. Unintentional

05/10/2014 - Saturday

  • 14-5487 : 1123 : Alarm - Supervisory Alarm : Handled by Officer : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Burnt food. Unintentional

06/03/2014 - Tuesday

  • 14-6324 : 1826 : Alarm - Supervisory Alarm : Report Taken : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Burnt food. Unintentional

06/06/2014 - Friday

  • 14-6426 : 1903 : Alarm - Supervisory Alarm : Services Rendered : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Burnt food. Unintentional

06/19/2014 - Thursday

  • 14-6802 : 1658 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Report Taken : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 18] PHILIPPI HALL - 19 CAMPUS AVE
    Narrative: Fire alarm activation due to system malfunction

08/03/2014 - Sunday

  • 14-8197 : 2031 : Alarm - Supervisory Alarm : Report Taken : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Burnt food. Unintentional
  • 14-9321 : 2250 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Fire Alarm Restored/Clea : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Faulty equipment

09/06/2014 - Saturday

  • 14-9358 : 1814 : Alarm - Supervisory Alarm : Fire Alarm Restored/Clea : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Faulty equipment
  • 14-9414 : 2310 : Phone - Supervisory Alarm : Fire Alarm Restored/Clea : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Faulty equipment

09/08/2014 - Monday

  • 14-9437 : 1243 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Report Taken : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 18] PHILIPPI HALL - 19 CAMPUS AVE
    Narrative: Faulty equipment

09/29/2014 - Monday

  • 14-10287 : 1840 : Alarm - Supervisory Alarm : Fire Alarm Restored/Clea : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Burnt food- unintentional

10/09/2014 - Thursday

  • 14-10635 : 0953 : Alarm - Supervisory Alarm : Services Rendered : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Faulty equipment

11/17/2014 - Monday

  • 14-12268 : 1931 : Alarm - Supervisory Alarm : Handled by Officer : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR Jurisdiction: : Gorham Campus
    Narrative: Burnt food- unintentional

11/21/2014 - Friday

  • 14-12402 : 1635 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Fire Alarm Restored/Clea : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 15] DICKEY WOOD HALL - 17 UNIVERSITY WAY EXT
    Narrative: System malfunction. Alarm system reset

12/12/2014 - Friday

  • 14-13154 : 1006 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Services Rendered : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 18] PHILIPPI HALL - 19 CAMPUS AVE
    Narrative: Burnt food- unitentional

12/16/2014 - Tuesday

  • 14-13343 : 0710 : Phone - ARSON : Report Taken : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 30] UPTON HASTINGS HALL - 52 UNIVERSITY WAY
    Narrative: Burn marks. Intentional

 

2015 (back to top)

01/17/2015 - Saturday

  • 15-630 : 2208 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Report Taken : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 18] PHILIPPI HALL - 19 CAMPUS AVE
    Narrative: Fire alarm due to steam from shower. Unintentional
  • 15-681 : 1925 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Report Taken : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 31] WOODWARD HALL - 20 UNIVERSITY WAY
    Narrative: Alarm activation due to water leak. Unintentional

01/31/2015 -

  • 15-1195 : 1749 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Fire Alarm Restored/Clea : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: Burnt food. Unintentional
  • 15-3131 : 0011 : Alarm - Fire Alarm Activation : Fire Alarm Restored/Clea : 1
    Location/Address: : [GC 3] ANDERSON HALL - 40 CAMPUS AVE
    Narrative: Fire Alarm Sounding Anderson Hall. System reset.

03/23/2015 -

  • 15-3178 : 0815 : Phone - ARSON : Report Taken : 1
    Location/Address: [GC 29] UPPERCLASS HALL - 25 HUSKY DR
    Narrative: : Report of a burnt item on the 3rd floor. Report taken. Under Investigation. Update: Singed paper.
  • 09/01/2015    Fire Alarm activation, Costello Sports Complex. Gorham Fire Dispatched. Faulty Smoke detector.

  • 09/09/2015

    Fire Alarm activation, Robie- Andrews Hall. Report of Fire Alarm Sounding. Report of Fire in Students Room. Gorham Fire Department on Scene. Fire is out. Investigation Pending. Report taken. Faulty fan.

  • 09/11/2015

    Fire Alarm Activation, Anderson Hall. Gorham Fire Department on Scene. Alarm was activated by a student. Alarm Reset.

  • 09/15/2015

    Fire Alarm, caller report an alarm sounding at 228 Deering. Portland Police and Portland Fire were dispatched. Alarm malfunction. Alarm Reset.

  • 09/16/2015

    Fire Alarm, Woodbury Campus Center. Smoke reported in the kitchen. Portland Fire Department on scene. Facilities called. Handled by Fire Department. Burnt food.

  • Fire Alarm Activation, Upper Class Hall. Gorham Fire Department on scene. Alarm reset. Burnt food.

  • 09/21/2015

  • Fire Alarm, 228 Deering Ave. Caller advises alarm sounding. Portland Fire on scene. Alarm reset.  Report Taken.

10/03/2015

  • Fire Alarm Activation, 70 Falmouth St.  Fire Alarm For elevator Shaft. Malfunction, Alarm reset. Portland Fire Department was called.

10/10/2015

  • Fire Alarm Activation, 55 Campus Ave. Gorham Fire Department Called. Alarm Tripped due to Power Loss. Alarm Reset.

  • 10/24/2015

  • Fire Alarm Activation, Ice Arena. Alarm sounding after a brief power outage. Reset

10/31/2015

  • Fire Alarm Activation, Upper Class Hall. Alarm Sounding. Alarm tripped by burnt food. Fire Dept. Responded.

11/11/2015

  • Fire Alarm, Russell Hall. Gorham Fire Department responded. Large water leak found on scene. Alarm reset.
  • Fire Alarm, Russell Hall. Gorham Fire Department responded. Alarm reset.

11/14/2015

  • Fire Alarm, Upton Hastings Hall. Fire alarm from room 212 sounding. Gorham Fire Department responded,  malfunctioning smoke detector.

11/15/2015

  • Fire Alarm, Report of Smell of smoke Science Building. Portland Fire Department dispatched. Cause  was outside smoke being sucked into building by air handlers.

11/30/2015

  • Fire, Other. Hannaford Field. Report of a possible bonfire in the woods to the  rear of Hannaford Field. Officer investigated, unfounded.

12/09/2015

  • Fire Alarm, Upperclass Hall. Supervisory Alarm for the area of room 246 Upperclass. Gorham Fire Department dispatched. False Alarm. Fire Department returned.

12/10/2015

  • Fire, 246 Deering Ave Portland. Report of the smell of smoke. Portland Fire Department dispatched. False alarm. Exterior odor of fire was pulled into building via ventilation. No fire reported at this time.

12/15/2015

  • Fire alarm, Robie Andrews Hall. Gorham FD dispatched, students evacuated. Cause was burnt food. Alarm reset.
  • Fire Alarm, Upperclass Hall. RA for building reports the smell of gas in the Lobby. Gorham FD dispatched. Gorham Fire reported no detectible gas in the building. Alarm reset.

12/21/2015

  • Fire Alarm Activation, Philippi Hall. Gorham Fire Department in Route. Facilities Maintenance called to advise that a contractor was working and it is a false alarm. Officer was notified.

2016

01/04/2016

  • Fire Alarm activation, Anderson Hall. Gorham Fire department dispatched. Alarm related to building construction. No fire reported.

01/06/2016

  • Fire Alarm activation, Anderson Hall. Gorham Fire department called. Alarm related to construction. No Fire reported.

01/15/2016

  • Fire Alarm activation, Robie Andrews Hall. Fire alarm activativation caused by construction debris. Report taken.

01/16/2016

  • Fire Alarm activation, Upper Class. Pre alarm for a smoke detector on third floor by stairwell #3. Officer reports that it was burnt food from a dorm room. Fire Department advises that detector in room should be checked.

01/23/2016

  • Fire Alarm Activation, Anderson Hall. Gorham Fire Department dispatched. Second floor Smoke detector went off. Unknown reason, no problem found.

 02/03/2016

  • Fire Alarm, Science building. Portland Fire contacted. The advised maintenance was being performed on system. False alarm.
  • 02/17/2016
  • Fire Alarm Activation, Brooks Student Center. False Alarm. AAA Alarm company testing alarm.

02/26/2016

  • Fire Alarm Activation, Parking Garage. Fire alarm for Janitors closet, smoke detector. Faulty detector.        
    • Fire Alarm Activation, Science building. Fire alarm sounding. Portland Fire Department dispatched. Reported cause: Broken steam pipe.
    • 03/07/2016
  • Fire Alarm, Gorham Heat Plant Gas Meter Alarm. Facilities Maintenance advised

  • 03/10/2016

  • Supervisory Alarm, Upper class Hall. Officer advises no problem. Alarm reset.03/20/2016

Fire Alarm Activation, Robie Andrews Hall. Gorham Fire Department advises burnt food was the cause of the alarm.

 

04/03/2016

  • Fire Alarm, Glickman Library. Fire alarm in building. Portland Fire Department dispatched. False alarm.

04/09/2016

  • Fire Other, Law Building Portland. Report of smoke coming out of the ground. Reported steam from a broken steam pipe.

04/14/2016

  • Fire Alarm, Upperclass Hall. Gorham Fire Department arrived. Burnt food on third floor. Report taken.

04/26/2016

  • Fire Alarm Activation, Science Building. Supervisory alarm going off. Nothing found, referred to Facilities.

05/05/2016    

  • Fire Alarm Activation, Sullivan Gym. Portland Fire Department dispatched. No fire reported. Electric relay may have shorted out. Report taken.

05/10/2016

  • Fire alarm, Robie Andrews Hall.  Report of alarm coming from room 254 Anderson. Report taken.

07/01/2016

  • Ammonia alarm, Ice arena. Gorham Fire Department called. Officer advised that there is an ammonia leak. Gorham Fire Department has command. Gorham Fire Department advises to evacuate campus. Officer went to each building and pulled fire alarm and advised to evacuate to Gorham High School. Gorham Fire Department reports that the Campus was safe to have all return to Campus. Report taken.

07/09/2016

  • Fire Alarm, Upperclass Hall. Fire alarm sounding 1st floor center hallway. Report someone pulled the fire alarm. Gorham Fire department on scene. No fire reported. Officer investigating.

07/10/2016

  • Fire Alarm, Parking Garage Portland. Water Main break on Bedford Street may have tripped the alarm. Facilities notified. Report taken.

07/11/2016

  • Supervisory alarm, Upperclass Hall. Room 124C called to report burned food set off the alarm. Gorham Fire Department notified. Alarm Reset by Gorham Fire Department.
  • Fire Alarm, Parking Garage Portland. Water Main break on Bedford Street may have tripped the alarm. Facilities notified.

07/18/2016

  • Fire Alarm, Philippi Hall. Smoke detector activation in room 229. Gorham Fire Department indicates it is a faulty detector. Report taken. Referred to Facilities

07/19/2016

  • Portland Fire Department was dispatched to Law Building for a smell of Gas. Dispatched sent Officer as well. Not the Law Building but an adjacent house, not University property.

07/22/2016

  • Fire Alarm, Science building. Portland Fire Department responded reporting a false alarm, due to possible storm related weather.

07/24/2016

  • Fire Alarm, Upperclass Hall. Smoke detector on Forth floor, Gorham Fire Department dispatched. Officer advises burnt food. Report taken.

07/26/2016

  • Fire, Smoke showing in the Woods off G13. Sergeant advises that smoke is visible in the woods behind G13C. Gorham Fire Department advises they have a burn Permit out for the area. All set.

7/28/2016     

  • Fire Alarm, Law Building. Fire alarm activation for Law Building. Portland Fire Department investigating. Construction Dust on the seventh floor set off alarm. Alarm reset. Report taken.
  • 08/03/2016Fire Alarm, Anderson Hall. Report taken.

     

08/11/2016

  • Fire Alarm, Anderson Hall. Gorham Fire Department responding. False alarm, Electricians working on panel. Alarm reset. Report taken.

    • 08/28/2016

    Fire, Grass fire reported near Ice Arena. FM worker reports a small grass fire that was put out near the rear entrance of the Ice Arena. Gorham Fire Department checked the area. Nothing found. Report taken.

09/03/2016

  • Fire, Gorham Campus. Report of a small mulch fire on hill near Ice arena. Gorham Fire Department notified. Report taken.

09/04/2016

  • Supervisory Fire Alarm, Upper Class Hall. Alarm in hallway near room 412. Gorham Fire Department dispatched. Report of burnt food in room 412. All set, report taken.

09/19/2016

  • Supervisory Alarm, Upper Class Hall. Alarm room 241 living room smoke detector sounding. Gorham Fire Department dispatched. Officer advises burnt food. Fire department cleared. Report taken.

09/21/2016

  • Fire Alarm, Upper Class Hall. Fire Alarm for room 411. Gorham Fire Department dispatched. Fire Department advises burnt food. Report taken.

10/02/2016

  • Fire Alarm, Russell Hall. Fire alarm reported due to burnt food in the microwave. Gorham Fire Department dispatched. Smoke in the building. Smoke removed via fans. Report taken.

10/21/2016

  • Fire Alarm Activation, Ammonia Room, 55 Campus Ave. This alarm was due to a power outage campus wide. System reset after Gorham Fire department checked and advised all clear. Report taken.   

10/23/2016

  • Fire Alarm Activation, Robie Andrews Hall. Gorham Fire Department dispatched. No fire Alarm, It was a alarm Clock that sounded like a Fire Alarm. No Report..          

  • Fire Alarm activation, Upton Hastings Hall. Report of a smell of something burning. Gorham Fie Department dispatched. Report taken.

11/11/2016

  • Fire, Philippi Hall outside. Gorham Fire dispatched. Cigarette caught a shrub on fire.

11/15/2016

  • Supervisory Alarm, Upper class hall. Smoke detector activation on third floor. Gorham Fire Department dispatched for burnt food

11/16/2016

  • Supervisory Alarm, Upper class hall. Smoke detector activation on 1st floor. Gorham Fire Department dispatched for burnt food.

11/17/2016

  • Supervisory Alarm, Upper class hall. Smoke detector activation 2ndfloor. Gorham Fire Department dispatched for burnt food.

12/05/2016

  • Fire, Luther Bonney Hall. Smell of smoke or something burning. Portland Fire Department dispatched. No fire. Odor in building. Unfounded.

12/16/2016

  • Supervisory Alarm, Dickey wood. Eastern Fire was called. The technician fixed a leak, reset alarm.

12/22/2016

  • Fire Alarm, Law Building. Portland Fire dispatched. Fire panel is malfunctioning.

12/28/2016

  • Fire Alarm, Philippi Hall. Fire alarm from 3rd floor. Gorham Fire Department dispatched. Shower steam set off alarm.

12/31/2016

  • Fire Alarm, Philippi Hall. Fire Alarm 3rd floor. Gorham Fire department dispatched. Shower steam set off detector.

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2017

 

JANUARY:  NO reportable fires

FEBRUARY:  No reportable fires

MARCH:  No reportable fires

APRIL:  No reportable fires

May:  No reportable fires

JUNE:

06-21-2017

  • Fire, Glickman Library. Report of the bark mulch outside of the Glickman Library smoldering. Portland Fire Department called. Portland Fire Department put out the smoking bark mulch.    

06-22-2017                 

  • Fire, Glickman Library. Report of mulch smoldering. Portland Fire Department called.

 JULY:  No reportable fires

AUGUST: No reportable fires

SEPTEMBER: No reportable fires