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Campus Fire Reports

2013-02-20 to 2013-02-22

Western Illinois University Office of Public Safety

On Feb. 20 at 6:50 p.m. Emily A. Lotter, 18, of 530 Higgins Hall, was arrested for reckless conduct for allegedly setting a poster on fire in Higgins Hall. She was lodged in the McDonough County Jail at 6:56 p.m. pending bond.

On Feb. 21 at 1:02 a.m. OPS officers and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the 14th floor of Tanner Hall. A grease cooking fire had been extinguished prior to their arrival. No damage estimate was available and no injuries were reported.

On Feb. 21 at 1:05 a.m. OPS officers and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the 11th floor of Higgins Hall. No fire was found and no injuries were reported.

On Feb. 21 at 1:15 a.m. OPS officers and the Macomb Fire Department responded to an activated smoke detector on the 19th floor of Higgins Hall. It was determined the activation was caused by a water leak near the smoke detector, which created steam. No fire was found and no injuries were reported.

On Feb. 22 at 12:47 a.m. OPS officers and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the fourth floor of Higgins Hall. No fire was found and no injuries were reported.