UC Davis Mourns the Loss of Hissah Almousa, Victim of Solano Park Fire

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It is with deep sadness that we share that Hissah Almousa died after she was seriously injured in an apartment fire at Solano Park apartment complex on May 8. Hissah was married to UC Davis graduate student Mohamed Alkaoud. We offer our heartfelt condolences to Mohamed and his extended family and friends. We grieve with you.

We ask that the community respect Mohamed’s privacy during this difficult time.

We know this is tragic news and many of you will struggle with it. Please know that counseling or other mental health resources are available. If you’re a student, you can schedule a no-cost video or phone appointment with Counseling Services by phone, 530-752-0871, or through Health e-Messaging. You can find more information here on how to make mental health care appointments. For faculty and staff, and other adults in your household, you can contact the Academic and Staff Assistance Program, or ASAP, by calling 530-752-2727 or 916-734-2727.

We await the report from the Office of the State Fire Marshal, which is conducting an independent investigation into the cause of the fire at Solano Park. We will share the results once the investigation has been completed. Meanwhile, the building impacted has been thoroughly inspected and received state fire marshal approval for occupancy.

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Media contact
  • Andy Fell, News and Media Relations, 530-304-8888, ahfell@ucdavis.edu