**The fire alarm is to be sounded in the event of any smoke, or fire etc.**

Signal: The continuous ringing of the fire alarm.

In the case of a loss of electrical power, the signal will be voice directions of a staff member or housing personnel.

What to do if you discover a fire:

  1. Sound vocal and mechanical alarms.

  2. Report fire to Fire Department and ECU Police Department.
     a.  Give building name
     b.  Give your name.

  3. Leave the building and do not re-enter until the "all clear" is given by the Fire Department.

Steps of Action

  • Report fire by calling 911

  • Pull alarm.

  • Take class list of students.

  • Make room check of all resident hall rooms.

  • Close all windows and doors to confine fire.

  • Use closest exit for evacuation, use enclosed stairwells if available.

  • Evacuate to at least 500 feet from the building. Completely evacuate building even if alarm goes off before you are out of the building.

  • Faculty will double check room and offices and housing personnel will check residence halls to ensure total evacuation.

  • Restrooms, hallways and unoccupied rooms will be checked by a Custodian or Police.

  • Pre-plan for evacuation for disabled persons.

Personnel Roles
Staff and Faculty: Supervise evacuation and check for injuries. Assign roles to auxiliary persons as needed. Check restrooms and labs. (Call 911).