Fire

If you discover a fire:

  1. Activate the fire alarm system and call 9-911 from any campus phone to report the fire
  2. Evacuate the building closing doors and windows behind you
  3. DO NOT USE THE ELEVATORS
  4. Provide evacuation assistance to those with special needs if possible
  5. Report to your buildings/departments gathering point to be accounted for
  6. DO NOT re-enter the building until the fire department authorizes re-entry

If caught in smoke:

  1. Do not breathe in the smoke
  2. Breathe through your nose and use a shirt or towel to breathe through if possible
  3. Drop to your knees and crawl to the nearest safe exit

If trapped in a building:

  1. Close all doors and windows
  2. Place cloth material under the door to prevent smoke from entering
  3. Call for help using a phone or cell phone.
  4. Attempt to signal people outside of the building

Using  a fire extinguisher:

  1. Report the fire first by calling 3666
  2. Use a fire extinguisher ONLY if you have been trained to do so
  3. If you have a any doubt of your ability to fight the fire, exit immediately
  4. If you decide to use a fire extinguisher, place yourself between the fire and an exit
  5. To use the fire extinguisher, follow the PASS method:

Pull the pin to break the tamper seal
Aim low, pointing the nozzle at the base of the fire
Squeeze the handle to release the extinguisher agent
Sweep from side to side at the base of the fire until the fire is out.

If the fire re-ignites, repeat the steps above.


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