How to Report a Fire:

  • If fire or smoke is seen, leave the area immediately and pull the fire alarm as you evacuate the building.
  • Alert other persons on your way out and close all doors behind you to confine the fire (see evacuation procedures).
  • Do NOT use elevators.

After evacuating, call the Department of Public Safety at 711 (campus phone) or 443-2224 (all other phones) to report the fire and give the following information:

  • Building name
  • Floor/area of fire/smoke
  • Any details of the fire
  • If you have specific information, notify the Department of Public Safety officers, Safety officers, or firefighters as they arrive on the scene.

Audible Fire Alarms Response:

  • When the fire alarm sounds, all persons are to evacuate the building.
  • Do not use elevators.
  • Shut/lock doors behind you as you leave.
  • Take keys and essential personal items.
  • If instructed to evacuate, move at least 500 feet away from the area (take your keys and personal belongings with you) and await further instructions from emergency personnel.
  • Do not re-enter building until instructed by emergency personnel.
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