University Library Emergency Plan

Fire (Response)

 

When smoke or fire is detected or reported, do the following in the order given:

      1.   Call 9-911 to alert the fire department.

      2.  Call W & L Security, Ext. 8999. This number can be reached day and night. If the alarm went off, Security will silence and reset it.

      3.  Extinguish the fire, if possible, with the nearest fire extinguisher. 


      To operate the extinguisher, remove the thin wire tie and pull out the release pin on top of the extinguisher. Squeeze the lever and direct the spray at the base of the fire.

 

IF THE FIRE CANNOT BE EXTINGUISHED IMMEDIATELY, EVACUATE THE BUILDING.

Emergency supplies and their locations are recorded in the Recovery & Supplies section.