Current Status

There is currently no emergency situation at Stanford.


Emergency Hotlines

650-725-5555
844-ALERTSU (844-253-7878)

For Emergency Assistance

Dial 911
(9-911 from campus phones)

Lake Lagunita fire extinguished

A vegetation fire in the Lake Lagunita area has been extinguished. There are no reports of injuries or damage to structures.

The fire was reported at approximately 12:20 p.m. Friday and was fully contained and extinguished by the Palo Alto Fire Department, which remains on the scene performing inspection and cleanup. Four student residences in the vicinity — Narnia, Enchanted Broccoli Forest, Kappa Alpha and Jerry — were evacuated as a precaution and are expected to reopen shortly.

The origin of the fire is under investigation but is believed to be tied to the unintentional crash of a remote-controlled model airplane.

As a precautionary measure, the Dish area in the nearby foothills is being closed for the remainder of the day.

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