When evacuating a building:

  • Know evacuation routes for your building
  • If possible, secure your area: lock desks, doors, cash drawers
  • Take personal items, if easily accessible
  • Use closest exits
  • Do not use elevators
  • Follow directions given by police, fire, or emergency responders
  • Render assistance to others
  • Go to designated evacuation area for your building
  • Do not return into the building unless told to do so by emergency responders

Mandatory Evacuation

Evacuation is mandatory when:

  • Fire alarm is activated
  • Ordered by emergency personnel