Fire

Take these actions

  • If you smell smoke or have other indication of fire, pull the closest fire alarm as you exit the building.
  • Immediately report any fire to 911 and then to Campus Security, 527-2222.
  • Extinguish fire only if fire is very small and if it is safe to do so. Use proper extinguisher.
  • As you exit, notify others in your vicinity if you can do so without increased danger to yourself.
  • Before opening a door, feel the top of the door or the doorknob. If these areas are not hot, brace yourself against the door and open it slightly.
  • Do not use elevators.
  • If area is full of smoke, stay low to the floor. If possible, cover your face with a wet cloth.
  • If nearest exit is blocked, go to an alternate exit. If all exits are blocked, go to the room furthest from the fire, close the door and follow procedures below.
  • Evacuate to your designated assembly area (listed under "Building Evacuations" tab below).  Do not re-enter the building.


If trapped by fire

  • Close the door, seal cracks with clothing, tape or other material.
  • To attract attention and signal for help, stand by window and/or hang an object out the window.

Campus Security 309 South College Ave College Place, WA 99324
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24 Hour: (509) 527-2222
Director: (509) 527-2613

 

Page maintained by John McMackin
Last update on July 16, 2014