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Fire

In the event of a fire on campus building occupants should remain calm. In the case of a small fire trained personnel may use a fire extinguisher to extinguish the fire.  Evacuation routes should be maintained to allow for immediate exit of all building occupants.  Once in a safe location, Security should be notified, Call 5000.  Following evacuation occupants are not to re-enter the building until instructed to do so by emergency response personnel.

Major Fire

Remain Calm
Alert people in the area and activate the nearest alarm pull box
Close doors to confine the fire
Evacuate to a safe area.  Use stairs, do not use elevators

Fire Extinguisher Use

Pull the pin
Aim the nozzle at the base of the fire
Squeeze the handle to release the extinguishing media
Sweep extinguisher from side to side to smother the fire

Evacuation

  • Know the two nearest exits from your work area
  • Evacuate the building when:
    • The alarms are sounding
    • Instructed to do so by emergency response personnel
    • There is imminent danger to life
  • Close all doors behind you
  • Leave quickly by the nearest safe exit, walk don't run

Outside the Building

  • Proceed to the Evacuation Assembly Point
  • Provide pertinent information to Floor Wardens and/or the Building Coordinator
  • Remain with the evacuation group and await further instructions
  • If there is Media present, they should be referred to Media Relations x3227
  • Do not re-enter the building until instructed to do so by emergency response personnel