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Pearl Street Pipe and Beverage reopened their doors for the first time a year June 29.

Pearl Street Pipe and Beverage reopens a year after destructive fire

Tulley Hescock, Features Editor July 1, 2021

After nearly a year of planning and rebuilding, Pearl Street Pipe and Beverage reopened on June 24, with a new name and a new look.  Following the July 1 fire last summer, the interior was left destroyed...

Paper decorations and a notice of room inspections show the lingering marks of fire. Five first-years were charged with arson after setting paper decorations on several doors on fire, according to UVM Police Services.

UPDATE: State’s Attorney’s Office declines to prosecute five first-years charged with arson

Sawyer Loftus , News and Sports Editor February 10, 2020

UPDATE: One day after UVM Police announced it had cited five UVM first-year students into court for arson, the Chittenden County State's Attorney’s Office has declined to prosecute the students. Interim...

Firefighters stand outside Innovation and Discovery Halls Nov. 15. A chemical fire in a lab closed the two buildings down all day Friday.

What we know about the fire in Discovery Hall

Cynic News Staff November 18, 2019

A chemical fire in one of UVM’s newest STEM buildings left a student injured and a portion of Central campus at a standstill, Nov. 15.  A “flash fire” erupted inside a chemical fume hood in a...

UVM Police Services Sgt. Chapman walks around the scene as first responders arrive.

BREAKING: Fire closes Innovation and Discovery Halls

Staff Report , Cynic News Staff November 15, 2019

  Update 3: The fire department has given the all-clear. The Discovery and Innovation Halls are open, but all classes in those buildings are still canceled. Update 2: The fire started...

Historic artifacts escape Torrey Hall flames

Historic artifacts escape Torrey Hall flames

Lindsay Freed and Greta Bjornson August 30, 2017

A fire broke out in Torrey Hall the morning of Aug. 3 while construction workers were renovating the building. The fire was started by workers who were soldering copper roofing tiles around the attic,...

Fire breaks out at historic campus building

Fire breaks out at historic campus building

Lindsay Freed, Staff Writer August 3, 2017

A fire broke out in Torrey Hall at 8 a.m. today while construction workers were renovating the building. The fire was started by workers who were soldering copper roofing tiles, said Steven Locke, chief...

Sorority fire displaces tenants

November 11, 2014

A bathroom in the Pi Beta Phi sorority house caught fire Nov. 6.Thirteen fire fighters extinguished the fire using a dry chemical extinguisher and a single hoseline, according to the Nov. 7 press release...

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