Fire Safety

In case of fire: 

Fire Alarm

  • Manually activate the fire alarm by pulling the nearest pull station.
  • Immediately evacuate the building using stairways, never elevators.
  • If possible, close windows and doors behind you as you evacuate.
  • Call UNCSA Department of Police & Public Safety at “55” from campus phone, 336-770-3362 from cell phones, or City dispatch at “911.”
  • If caught in smoke - stay low, cover nose with cloth, and crawl to exit.
  • Render assistance to persons in need.
  • Extinguish the fire if trained, and it’s safe.
  • Go to evacuation area at least 1,000 feet from building.
  • Tell responding emergency personnel immediately if someone is still in the building
  • Do not re-enter the building until authorized by emergency personnel.

Operate the fire extinguisher using the P.A.S.S. technique:

  • Fire extinguisherPull safety pin from handle.
  • Aim at base of fire.
  • Squeeze the trigger handle to release the extinguishing agent.
  • Sweep from side to side at base of fire.