Fire Alarm

WHEN A FIRE ALARM SOUNDS...

  1. Leave the building immediately closing any doors behind you.
  2. Use stairways to exit. Never use an elevator as an emergency exit.
  3. As you evacuate the building:
    1. Please be aware of disabled individuals who are also trying to leave the building and offer whatever assistance you can.
    2. If you encounter individuals who are ignoring the fire alarm, request them to leave the building immediately.
  4. Once outside, move to you predetermined area away from the affected building. Keep streets and walkways clear for emergency vehicles and personnel.
  5. Do no re-enter the building until directed to do so by an authorized Public Safety, Facilities, or Administrative representative.

IF YOU SMELL SMOKE...

  1. Contact University Police at ext. 5555
  2. Provide as much information as possible.
  3. Secure the immediate area and wait for Emergency Personnel to arrive on scene.

IF YOU SEE SMOKE AND/ OR FIRE...

  1. Dial 911 from any phone and report the incident providing as much information as possible.
  2. Activate the nearest fire alarm pull station.
  3. Assist with the evacuation of the building.
  4. If it is a small fire, you may attempt to extinguish the fire with a nearby fire extinguisher. If you attempt to fight the fire, plan and maintain a route of escape.
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