Car ignites in the parking deck

A car caught fire in the Seton Hall University parking deck on Feb. 20 at 9:31 a.m., according to an email from Laurie Pine, director of Media Relations.

Pine said that no one was injured in the fire and the blaze was tamed by Public Safety with fire extinguishers until the South Orange Fire Department (SOFD) arrived and fully extinguished it.

The car caught fire at 9:31 a.m. on Feb. 20.
Kiera Alexander/Asst. Photography Editor

According to an article on’s website, two cars were damaged by the fire when the blaze from the first car spread to a second car.

Public Safety deferred comment to the South Orange Fire Department.

The SOFD has not released any details about the cause of the fire as of Wednesday night.

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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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