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Emergency Procedures

  • Activate the nearest alarm pull station and call 540-568-6911 if possible and to report the location and cause of the fire if known.
  • Everyone must leave immediately when a fire alarm is activated, even if there is no obvious signs of an emergency!
  • Do not use the elevators!
  • Remain calm and assist others in safely getting out.
  • Confine fire by closing all doors and windows if possible.
  • Extinguish the fire if you have been trained and it is safe to do so.
  • Evacuate the buildingto a safe location away from the stucture.
  • Take any personal belongings you may need with you. (including wallets, purses, keys, cell phones, etc.)
  • If circumstances permit, secure your area by closing doors and locking them if you would normally do so when you leave for the day.
  • Follow directions given by emergency personnel and respond to the location designated by the building coordinator outside the structure to await further instructions and so that everyone can be easily accounted for before leaving the area.
  • Do not re-enter the building until authorized to do so.

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