Volunteers must wear PPE and undergo a health and wellness check before each shift.
The fire caused $10,000 worth of damages.
Five occupants made it out of the home safely.
Prince George's County's technical rescue team responded to the scene Thursday morning.
Monday was the beginning of a four-day workshop at this university.
At least 18 homes in the area lost power, officials say.
The students are on call from 3 p.m. to 7 a.m. on workdays.