Emergency Response Plan
Concept of Operations
Incident Command Team Member/Building Monitor Listing
Specific Emergency Response Procedures
event of a fire on campus or in a University facility, emergency personnel
should be notified immediately. For ON CAMPUS EMERGENCIES, DIAL 911 for
OFF CAMPUS EMERGENCIES, DIAL 9-911.
the location of fire extinguishers, fire exits, and alarm systems in
your area and know how to use them. Training and information is
available through the Office of Student Affairs, Campus Police or the
minor fire appears controllable, immediately contact Campus Police. Then
promptly direct the charge of the fire extinguisher toward the base of
emergency exists, activate the building alarm by using a pull station;
as a precaution also report the fire by telephone.
large fires that do not appear controllable, immediately notify Campus
Police by dialing 911. Then evacuate all rooms, closing all doors to
confine the fire and reduce oxygen. Do not lock the doors.
the building evacuation alarm is sounded an emergency exists: follow the
facility evacuation plan and walk quickly to the nearest marked exit and
ask others to do the same.
anyone who may need help exiting the building. Do not use elevators in a
is the greatest danger in a fire, so stay near the floor where the air
will be less toxic.
outside, move to a clear area that is at least 500 feet away from the
streets, fire lanes, hydrants and walkways clear for emergency vehicles
and crews. Know your area assembly points.
requested, assist emergency crews as necessary.
Incident Command Center may be set up near the emergency site. Keep
clear of the Command Center unless you have official business.
return to an evacuated building unless permitted to do so by a
become trapped in a building during a fire and a window is available,
place an article of clothing (shirt, coat, etc.) outside the window as a
marker for rescue crews. If there is no window, stay near the floor
where the air will be less toxic. Shout at regular intervals to alert
emergency crews of your location. Do not panic. Remain calm.
Revised June 2010