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Campus Fire Safety

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Candles - are prohibited in Brown University residence halls. During 1999, an estimated 15,040 home fires started by candles were reported to public fire departments across the nation.
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Space Heaters - In 1998, there were 49,200 heating equipment related home fires reported to U.S. fire departments, resulting in 388 deaths, 1,445 injuries and $51 5 million in property damage.
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Halogen Lamps - By fire safety regulation, halogen torchière floor lamps are prohibited in residence halls. The biggest safety concern is the open top design and the intense heat generated by the halogen bulb. These lamps have been the cause of a number of fires.

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