University of Cincinnati launches fire safety initiative - Tucson News Now

University of Cincinnati launches fire safety initiative

  • NationalMore>>

  • APNewsBreak: 'Easy Rider' bike going to auction

    APNewsBreak: 'Easy Rider' bike going to auction

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 1:41 AM EDT2014-09-17 05:41:59 GMT
    The Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" is coming to auction.
    The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale.
  • Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire

    Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 1:12 AM EDT2014-09-17 05:12:19 GMT
    Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.
    They had prepared for wildfires and knew of the drought-parched forests, but the inferno that swirled through the California lumber town of Weed moved so quickly all people could do was flee.
  • 2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' winners unveiled

    2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' winners unveiled

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 1:12 AM EDT2014-09-17 05:12:15 GMT
    A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of...
    A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this...

CINCINNATI (AP) - The University of Cincinnati is focused on fire safety in events Monday as part an initiative in the aftermath of two student deaths in an off-campus blaze.

The public was invited to viewings of the documentary "After The Fire," about the impact of a deadly fire at Seton Hall University in 2000. It focuses on the lives of two badly burned survivors.

Students Ellen Garner and Chad Kohls were killed Jan. 1 in an off-campus fire. The city of Cincinnati has launched a safe student housing program that lists rental properties that have passed city fire inspections.

Family members of the two students killed spoke during the programs. 

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. FOX19.com staff contributed to this report.

Powered by WorldNow