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Fire

FIRE

It is essential that everyone be aware of their roles and responsibilities in order to respond quickly and effectively in the event of a fire emergency.

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IF YOU DISCOVER A FIRE:

 

  • Activate the nearest pull station to sound the alarm;
  • Leave via the nearest safe exit, closing doors as you leave;
  • As soon as you can do safely, call 911 to report details of the emergency.
  • Do not use elevator. Use stairs and walk, do not run;
  • Proceed to the designated assembly areas
  • Do not re-enter the building unless the "All Clear" has been given by the Fire Department and/or University official.

IF YOU HEAR THE FIRE ALARM:

  • Stop all activities;
  • Leave the building immediately by the nearest safe exit. Close doors behind you as you leave;
  • Assist those who need help in evacuation of the building;
  • Do not use the elevator. Use stairs and walk, do not run;
  • Proceed to the designated assembly areas
  • Do not re-enter the building unless the "All Clear" has been given by the Fire Department and/or University officials.

ALWAYS BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Location of the nearest manual pull station.
  • Exit routes.
  • Location of fire extinguishers.