All fires occurring on campus must be reported to NCCU
Police, including those that have been extinguished.
hesitate to activate a fire alarm if you discover smoke or fire.
In that situation:
- Alert people in the
immediate area of the fire, and evacuate the room.
- Confine the fire by
closing doors as you leave the room.
- Activate a fire alarm by
pulling on an alarm box.
- Call 919-530-6106 or use an emergency blue light
phone to report the location and size of the fire. Always call from a safe
- Evacuate the building,
using the Emergency Evacuation Plan.
- Do not use elevators to
evacuate unless directed to do so by emergency responders.
- Notify emergency
responders of the location, nature, and size of the fire as soon as you
- If you have been trained
and it is safe to do so, you can attempt to put out a fire with a portable
fire extinguisher. Attempt to extinguish only small fires, and make sure
you have a clear escape path. If you have not been trained to use a fire
extinguisher, you must evacuate the area.
If clothing is on fire:
- Drop to the ground or
floor, and roll to smother flames.
- Drench with water from a
safety shower or other source.
- Seek medical attention
for all burns and injuries.