April 11, 2016

Students Aid in Fighting Collegetown Fire

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The Ithaca Fire Department, Ithaca police and Bangs Ambulance responded to a fire at 111 Osmun in Collegetown just after 2 p.m. Monday, according to The Ithaca Voice.

Sarah Le Cam ’16, one of the building’s residents, told The Voice that another resident noticed smoke coming from a second-floor porch.

Le Cam added that she and the resident called 911 before putting out the fire using a fire extinguisher and pots of water.

None of the five residents were home when the fire started, according to Le Cam.

Firefighters are still investigating the cause of the incident, The Voice reported.