Fire Log

Date and Time Location Cause
01/14/2012    Houston Science Center A/C Fan Motor burned out and filled the corridor with smoke.
01/14/2012    M.D. Anderson Library Trash can fire caused by improperly discarded cigarette
02/29/2012 PGH Electrical circuit board shorted out causing some smoke damage
03/02/2012 CEMO Failure of circuit breaker caused overload of wiring in AHU
03/19/2012 University Center Plastic bin caught fire due to excessive heat from cooked materials
11/19/2012 Keeland Design Center Sawdust ventilation unit caught fire due to spark from blades
12/4/2012 Bates Dormitory Hall A/C Motor shorted out causing smoke to fill the building. No visible flames
12/4/2012 Keeland Design Center Material caught fire inside laser cutter causing damage to the cutter
5/31/2013 Cougar Village Dorms Items left on the stove caught fire causing the fire sprinkler system to activate. Water and Fire damage occurred. No injuries occurred.


Calhoun Lofts Resident moving into the building left cardboard boxes on stove and accidently turned stove on igniting the boxes. Fire/Water/Smoke damage occurred. No injuries.


19D Parking Lot                                  Vehicle fire no damage to UH property
9/19/2013 Hilton Hotel                                         Faulty starter in elevator control unit shorted out causing a fire.
10/9/2013 Cullen Oaks Apartments                Lint build up in dryer vent booster vent fan caught fire.
2/1/2014 Calhoun Lofts AHU motor overheated and filled corridor with smoke.
1/29/2014 South Park Annex Sawdust build up caught fire no damage to UH property
2/1/2014 Calhoun Lofts AHU fan motor burned up and filled the hall with smoke
4/14/2014 ERP Building 7 Electricians working on a panel caused and Arc-Flash Fire. Injuries sustained to workers and property damage occurred.
4/25/2014 15B Parking Lot Vehicle Fire with no damage to UH property
5/22/2014 University Center Power surge burned electrical surge protectors
6/23/2014 Campus Rec and Wellness Dryer lint caught fire and self-extinguished
7/10/2014 Cullen Oaks Driveway Vehicle fire due to accident that occurred off  campus
8/21/2014 College of Social Work Elevator motor burned up
11/7/2014 Moody Towers Unknown person or persons lit a paper name tag name tag on fire on residential door.
3/7/2015 Bayou Oaks Microwave caught fire extinguished with portable fire extinguisher. No damage except to the microwave.
5/16/2015 Moody Towers AHU caught fire when HVAC Shop neglected to set a fire watch after hot work was performed.
7/10/2015 Athletic Alumni Warm Sterno can placed in trash can. Fire confined to trash can, no damage to building or other contents
7/10/2015 M.D. Anderson Library Electrical outlet shorted out due to heavy electric load from floor buffer.
9/19/2015 Architecture Loading Dock Vehicle Fire no damage to UH property
9/19/2015 Architecture Chiller motor overheated and produced smoke
11/3/2015 Cambridge Oaks Apts Unattended cooking caused small grease fire.