In Case of Fire or Explosion
- Leave the building immediately when an alarm sounds.
- Call 911 to report the alarm.
- Do not re-enter the building until fire or police personnel give permission to do so.
- Upon discovering a fire, immediately sound the building fire alarm and/or alert other occupants.
- Call 911, giving your name, department and location of the fire.
- If the fire is small, you may fight it with a fire extinguisher. Be sure you are using the proper extinguisher for the type of fire you are fighting. When in doubt, just get out.
- If the fire is large, very smoky, or spreading rapidly, evacuate the building immediately. Inform others in the building who may not have responded to the alarm to evacuate immediately.
- When you evacuate do not stop for personal belongings or records. Leave immediately, using exit stairways, not elevators. Close doors as you go.
- Evacuated to a distance of at least 300 feet from the building and keep away from emergency personnel. Do not return to the building until instructed to do so by authorized personnel.
- Do not walk through or stand in a smoke cloud.
- Tell authorities on the scene if you suspect someone may be trapped inside the building.