Fire at McMaster University

This post was written Saturday October 18, 2008. McMaster University continues to update parents and students on their news page at

There was a fire at Hamilton’s McMaster University overnight. There were no serious injuries and the damage is being assessed.

The fire occurred in the university’s Brandon Hall residence building. Brandon Hall is the largest of the university’s residence buildings and primarily houses first year students.

The Hamilton Spectator has a news report on their website.

McMaster University is providing updates on their website here:

Note: I will not be able to cover this event. I’m noticed an increase in my blog traffic this morning coinciding with the event. If your looking for information, please refer to the university website and instructions. Don’t rely on Facebook or any discussion board for information.