MU community raised awareness of potential fire factors while enjoying games, food and promotional items.
A towel dryer was confirmed to be the source of the fire.
Britt died while helping residents evacuate University Village Apartments during a structural collapse last year.
Witte, a Mizzou swimmer, is being held in the Boone County Jail with a $20,000 bond.
Basi said about 25 rooms in the first three levels have suffered water damage.
After the loss of friend and fellow firefighter Bruce Britt, Walt Goodman recorded a song as a tribute.
Britt had worked at the Columbia Fire Department for more than two decades.
The Columbia Fire Department paired with health and safety campus organizations to offer fire safety information.
The county and city departments shuttled 22,000 gallons of water.
The fire caused $5,000 worth of damage.
The MU Extension Fire and Rescue Training Institute trained more than 17,000 firefighters in 2011.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
The Columbia Fire Department put on a show to educate students on fire risks on campus.
Candles, even unlit, are prohibited in residence halls for fire safety.
One of Witt’s goals is to raise awareness of fire dangers with college students.
There is typically an increase in fires during the winter months.
One man's injuries were life threatening.
The event is part of Campus Fire Safety Month.
The MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute operated the crash simulator.