November 22, 2008
08-194

Thressea Boyd
Director of Communications

Residence Hall Alert

VALDOSTA - A series of small and subsequently contained fires have occurred in Langdale Residence Hall at Valdosta State University. None of the fires occurred in residential rooms.

Due to the early detection, the fires did not pose a significant threat to health, life or property. The fires are being investigated by the Valdosta City Fire Department and VSU Police.

The University is offering a $10,000 reward leading to the apprehension and conviction of any individual responsible for these fires. Currently, University Police and Residence Life are engaging in patrols of Langdale Hall.

Anyone with information regarding this matter should contact the University Police at 229-259-5555.