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Former SDSU student sentenced to probation after setting string of fires on campus

Former SDSU student sentenced to probation after setting string of fires on campus

by Daniel Farr, Staff Writer // October 21, 2019

A former San Diego State student has been sentenced for her involvement with a string of four fires in the College Area earlier this semester. Madelyn...

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Fire near College Area leads to local road closures, evacuations

by Katelynn Robinson, Staff Writer // October 15, 2019

At 2:40 p.m. university police released a campus-wide email stating they were assisting San Diego fire departments with a fire located off of Fairmount...

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SDSU campuses not expected to experience power shutoffs, email says

SDSU campuses not expected to experience power shutoffs, email says

by Daniel Guerrero, Senior Staff Writer // October 11, 2019

San Diego Gas & Electric service shutoffs are not expected to occur at this time at San Diego State amid expected shutoffs across California, a campus-wide...

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Bombero sofoca incendio de maleza al este del campus y causó evacuaciones.

Brush fire near SDSU sparks road closure, apartment evacuations

by Bella Ross, Editor in Chief // September 15, 2019

UPDATE: 5:40 p.m. A campus-wide email from university police around 5:30 p.m. said the fire is now fully contained. The email did not identify a...

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SDSUPD captures suspected arsonist after 2 more fires on campus

SDSUPD captures suspected arsonist after 2 more fires on campus

by Lauren J. Mapp, Senior Staff Writer // March 18, 2019

University police arrested a person on March 16 who is suspected of arson in a series of four fires that occurred over the course of three days in the...

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Grease fire damages College Area McDonald’s

by Shauny Silas, Staff Writer // October 26, 2018

Firefighters responded to a grease trap fire early Friday morning at the McDonald’s near San Diego State. San Diego Fire Department dispatchers received...

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Fire crews battle brush fire near campus

by Bella Ross, News Editor // June 3, 2018

Fire crews are battling a brush fire off  Interstate 8 near San Diego State, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. The fire broke out...

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Firefighters battle a brush fire on SDSU's campus Wednesday morning.

Firefighters respond to small brush fire on campus

by Will Fritz and Lauren J. Mapp // March 21, 2018

Firefighters made quick work of a small brush fire on the east side of San Diego State's campus Wednesday morning. The blaze — about 20 feet by 40...

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University emergency services director talks fire preparedness 10 years after 2007 fires

University emergency services director talks fire preparedness 10 years after 2007 fires

by David Santillan, Social Media Editor // October 28, 2017

In the midst of the California fire season and on the 10th anniversary of the 2007 wildfires, San Diego State officials say they are prepared to evacuate...

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Director Joseph Kosinski speaks with actor Josh Brolin while on the set of Columbia Pictures'

‘Only the Brave’ spreads awareness of wildfires and honors the Granite Mountain Hotshots

by Kelly Kerrigan, Staff Writer // October 17, 2017

On June 30, 2013 a group of firefighters known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots led the way into the deadly wildfires of Yarnell Hill in Arizona, risking...

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Fire near Hepner Hall causes evacuations

Fire near Hepner Hall causes evacuations

by Kayla Jimenez, News Editor // January 24, 2017

Update: Hepner Hall 221 has regained power while Communication 112 and offices 101 and 201 remain without it. (Jan. 24 11:24 PST) Campus police evacuated...

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Daily Aztec staff take active shooter safety training

Daily Aztec staff take active shooter safety training

by Quinn Owen and Torrey Bailey // October 25, 2015

After calling on San Diego State to provide active shooter safety training to more students, The Daily Aztec’s editorial staff took the course this week....

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