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Fire Reporting Procedures

  1. Any person discovering fire or smoke should:
    • Ensure their own personal safety and, if possible, the safety of the other occupants in their area.
    • Activate manual (fire alarm) station located at the end of each hall by the door.
    • Notify TAMU Emergency Operator at 9-911.
    • Notify the Building Fire Marshal and Building Proctor.
  1. Information to relay to the Emergency Operator:
    • Your name.
    • The building name and Location.
    • The room number and floor.
    • The exact location of fire or smoke.
    • Other information as needed.

Fire and Emergency Evacuation


In Emergency Situations

  1. Keeps your head : Avoid panic and confusion.
  2. Know the Location of Exits ; Be sure you know the most direct route and alternate route to exit from any location in the building.
  3. Know the location of fire extinguishers ; Learn proper use of all types of extinguishers located in the building.
  4. *Know how to report a fire or other emergency ; Sound alarm without delay; notify the TAMU Emergency Operator (9-911) and Building Fire Marshal.
  5. *Walk to the closest exit. Maintain order and quiet.
  6. Do not reenter the building until University Police or the Safety Office notifies the occupants that the hazardous period has cleared.

Emergency Numbers

EMERGENCY OPERATOR

9-911

COLLEGE STATION FIRE DEPARTMENT

9-764-3780

UNIVERSITY POLICE

5-2345

PHYSICAL PLANT

5-1916

SAFETY OFFICE

5-2132

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

5-1511

BUILDING PROCTOR

5-4971

 

5-6740

 

5-1258

BUILDING FIRE MARSHAL

EMILY STAPLES

5-8035

SCOTT HILL

5-3591

REGISTERED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS

SCOTT HILL

5-3591

EMILY STAPLES

5-8035


Reporting of Hazards and Accidents

  • Report hazards such as improper disposal of chemicals, chemical spills, or other environmental hazards to the Safety and Health Office.
  • Report vehicle accidents to the University Police Department.

Bomb Threats

  • Bomb threats and other threats of violence are serious emergencies that require prompt attention. Bomb threats may occur at final exam times.
  • If you receive a bomb threat over the phone, remain calm and act courteous. Take notes. If feasible, notify another person to listen on another extension. Take notes on the caller's threat, tone, voice characteristics, and background noise. If the caller seems talkative, ask questions such as the following:
    • When will the bomb go off? How much time remains?
    • Where is the bomb located?
    • What kind of bomb is it?
    • How do you know about this bomb?
    • What is your name?
    • Do you know there are people in the buildling who could be hurt or killed?
  • IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE CALL IS TERMINATED, obtain a dial tone and dial #91. When this code is dialed, the telephone number of the last incoming all is printed at the GTE Office. The same line that received the threat must be used to trace the call. After obtaining the trace, contact the University Police Department at 9-911 or 845-2345.
  • All bomb threats are considered serious. The UPD will notify the building proctor and ask that appropriate other personnel be notified. Occupants will be asked to identify any suspicious objects. The UPD will determine if the threat is a hoax or should be considered an actual emergency.
  • The UPD and the Building Proctor have the authority to evacuate the building at their discretion.
  • To evacuate the building a fire alarm may be activated.
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