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Vehicle Fire in Mark Twain Parking Lot

Feb. 25, 2016

Update: The car fire has been extinguished and no injuries were reported. Also, the location of the fire has been identified as on 4th street near Stewart Road and not in the Mark Twain residential hall parking lot as previously reported.

8:05 a.m.

University of Missouri Police and administrators are aware that there are reports of a vehicle fire in the Mark Twain residential hall parking lot and are currently investigating the situation. The car fire has been extinguished. No injuries have been reported. We will update this website as additional information is confirmed. Please check here for official information.  Please do not distribute unconfirmed information or rumors or post or pass along rumors on social media outlets. Safety is the university’s top priority and we are working hard to assure that the campus remains safe while information is obtained and confirmed.   

This is the official University of Missouri emergency alert website. Whenever an emergency occurs that affects the university community, this website will be updated as quickly as possible with the most current, confirmed information. Please check here for official information. So that phone systems do not become overloaded, please do not call MUPD as they are working hard to confirm facts and maintain the safety of the campus. We are in touch with them as they work through the process and will update this website as quickly as information is received and confirmed.

Please do not distribute unconfirmed information or rumors or post or pass along rumors on social media outlets. Safety is the university's top priority, and we are working hard to assure that the campus remains safe while information is obtained and confirmed.

Students, please call your parents to assure them that you are safe. Thank you.