SOUTH ORANGE (WABC) -- There was a somber gathering in New Jersey on Monday night to mark the 15th anniversary of the deadly dorm fire at Seton Hall.
Hundreds of people gathered for a special mass on the campus of Seton Hall in South Orange.
15 years ago, 3 students were killed and 58 others were hurt when flames swept through Boland Hall, a freshman dorm.
Two students admitted setting fire to a banner draped over a couch in the student lounge as a prank.
The fire led to fire safety initiatives on college campuses in New Jersey, including mandating sprinklers in every dorm room.
Somber gathering held to mark 15th anniversary of Seton Hall deadly dorm fire