Fire ignites at Ivy Hill Park

A softball dugout caught fire at Ivy Hill Park, which is adjacent to Seton Hall’s campus, on May 6. No one was injured.

Photo courtesy of Gina Gryskiewicz

Dr. Mary Meehan, interim president of the school, sent out an email on May 7 informing the SHU community of the fire. She said that the Newark Fire Department responded to a call about the fire at approximately 5 pm.

Meehan also said that the Essex County authorities are investigating the cause of the fire since it is currently unknown and that repairs will be made as soon as possible.

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Author: Isabel Soisson

Isabel Soisson is a journalism major and political science minor from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of The Setonian, in addition to interning at Philadelphia Style Magazine. She also studied voice for 6+ years and still continues to on the side.

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