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In Case of Fire

  1. Do not panic and remain calm.
  2. Remove persons in immediate danger of the fire. If not already closed, close the door to the room affected.
  3. If the room is smoky, get on your hands and knees (or stomach) and crawl to the door.
  4. Feel door knob, if it is hot do not open door, if it is cool then open the door slowly.
  5. If the hallway is smoky, stay next to the wall and count the doors as you crawl to the exit.
  6. Activate the nearest fire alarm pull station and call the Fire Department at 911. Give the location and kind of fire.
  7. Calmly notify other occupants in the area.
  8. Do not prop open doors to the exit stairways.
  9. If possible, attempt to extinguish the fire with the fire extinguisher provided in your area.
  10. Once out of the building, do not return to the building for any reason. All students and faculty should meet at a predetermined location.

NEVER USE THE ELEVATOR IN THE EVENT OF A FIRE, FIRE ALARM, OR ANY TYPE OF EMERGENCY SITUATION. THE POWER MAY FAIL AND THE OCCUPANTS CAN BECOME TRAPPED INSIDE.