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Fate of fire victim still uncertain, lawsuit filed

Fate of fire victim still uncertain, lawsuit filed

Brittlin Richardson

September 17, 2018


Filed under Latest, News, San Marcos, Student Apartment Fire, University

Texas State student Zachary Sutterfield is fighting for his life after suffering severe injuries from the July 20 Iconic Village apartment fire that left five residents dead. After being pulled out of the fire with the help of fellow residents of the building, Sutterfield was found to have suffered...

Texas State offers financial and emotional support to students following deadly apartment fire

Texas State offers financial and emotional support to students following deadly apartment fire

Christopher Green

August 4, 2018


Filed under News, Student Apartment Fire

Texas State volunteers have raised over $74,000 in an emergency crowdfunding campaign and are offering additional emotional support for students displaced by the Iconic Village Apartments fire. The Dean of Students Office, in conjunction with San Marcos Office of Emergency Management, has provided...

Community steps in to assist fire victims

Community steps in to assist fire victims

Sonia Garcia

August 1, 2018


Filed under Life and Arts, Student Apartment Fire

Residents of the Iconic Village apartment complex and Vintage Pads apartment complex were awakened July 20 by a fire that broke out from unknown causes. The community has come together to lend a helping hand to those in need. The community is making multiple efforts to help get victims of the fir...

Texas State releases message about victims of apartment fire

Texas State releases message about victims of apartment fire

Christopher Green

July 26, 2018


Filed under News, Student Apartment Fire

Dr. Joanne Smith, Vice President for Student Affairs, sent out a message to all students at the university regarding the victims of the apartment fire that have been identified. The statement thanks the community for responding with generosity and donations and names the victims and the majors they...

UPDATE: Fifth victim identified from Iconic Village Apartments fire

UPDATE: Fifth victim identified from Iconic Village Apartments fire

Sawyer Click

July 22, 2018


Filed under Hays County, Latest, News, San Marcos, Student Apartment Fire, University

UPDATE: August 3, 4:25 p.m. Belinda Moats has been identified as the fifth victim of the Iconic Village Apartments fire. The Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office, in coordination with Justice of the Peace Maggie H. Moreno identified Moats as the last victim of the fire. UPDATE: July 31,...

Iconic Village Apartment fire injures TXST students, leaves residents displaced

Iconic Village Apartment fire injures TXST students, leaves residents displaced

Sawyer Click

July 20, 2018


Filed under Featured, In Brief, News, Student Apartment Fire

UPDATE: July 21, 7:30 p.m. Community members and church leaders held a vigil July 21 for the victims of the fire. The Rev. Joshua Sutherlun from Westover Baptist Church and Senior Pastor Jeffrey Latham of First Presbyterian Church led the prayers. Westover Baptist Church has become a resourc...

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