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September 25, 2018

Van Fire On SUNY Oswego Campus


The cause of a van fire at the college is under investigation.

The cause of a van fire at the college is under investigation. (OFD Photo)

OSWEGO, NY – A vehicle fire was reported behind the Lonis-Moreland residence halls’ dining hall on Sixth Avenue on the SUNY Oswego campus.

Smoke billows from a van fire on the college campus Friday afternoon. (Photo by Bill Foley)

Smoke billows from a van fire on the college campus Friday afternoon. (Photo by Bill Foley)

It happened shortly before 1 p.m. Friday.

Westside units from Oswego Fire Department responded to a working cargo van fire near Mackin Dinning Hall.

There was some billowing smoke and a few small explosions reported by bystanders.

The dorms were evacuated.

Firefighters made a quick knockdown.

There were no injuries.

However, the van was a total loss.

Its contents were damaged, but some were saved.

The cause is unknown and the investigation is continuing.

One Response “Van Fire On SUNY Oswego Campus”

  1. August 28, 2015 at 11:32 pm

    Thank god nobody got hurt. Thanks for the great job the W. side Fire Dept knock it out fast.

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