Early Wednesday morning, the Cornell University Police Department (CUPD) responded to a fire alarm at Flora Rose House, located on the university’s west campus. The incident occurred at 3:45 a.m., leading officers to discover and extinguish an active fire in the recycling room of the building’s basement level. This event adds to a series of fires reported across residential buildings on Cornell’s campus, including incidents in Donlon Hall and Ganędagǫ: Hall last year.
The Cornell Police have yet to identify any suspects related to the fire at Flora Rose House or the previous fire incidents on campus. These incidents are currently under thorough investigation by both the CUPD and the Cornell University Fire Marshal’s office. The series of fires has raised concerns about safety among the campus community.
Authorities are urging anyone with information about the fires to come forward and assist in the investigation. Calls can be made to the Cornell Public Safety Communications Center at 607-255-1111. The Cornell University Police Department emphasizes the importance of community assistance in solving these cases and ensuring the safety and security of all students and staff on campus.
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