Burnt food causes police, fire response to Braiden Hall Monday morning

Julia Rentsch

Police officers and a fire crew responded to Braiden Hall around 11 a.m. Monday after alarms were set off in a student lounge due to some burnt food.

Dell Rae Ciaravola, Colorado State University public information officer, said it is not uncommon for such an incident to occur on campus.

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“(A) very loose stat is that a fire truck or ambulance visits campus on average 1-3 times a day,” Ciaravola wrote in an email to the Collegian. “CSU is like a small city with about 30,000 people on campus every day, and thousands of people living on campus. It’s not unusual for a fire truck or ambulance to be needed in a population of that size anywhere, on or off campus.”

Collegian Reporter Julia Rentsch can be reached at news@collegian.com or on Twitter at @julia_rentsch.