Fire Evacuation Procedures

  1. Evacuate the building using the nearest exit (or alternate if nearest exit is blocked).
  2. Evacuate the building immediately and go to the designated assembly point. DO NOT USE ELEVATORS.
  3. If safe to do so, take personal belongings (keys, purses, wallets, etc.)
  4. If safe to do so, secure any hazardous materials or equipment before leaving. Follow instructions from building/floor wardens, police officers, and emergency services personnel.
  5. Go to Evacuation Assembly Point (EAP) designated in the building's evacuation plan and on building emergency evacuation signs.
  6. Assist persons with disabilities.


If you see a fire or other dangerous event... R.A.C.E.

  • Alert people nearby and enlist their aid.
  • Call 9-1-1
  • Do not block roadways as emergency services may need to use them.

Letter R


anyone in immediate
danger of the fire.

Letter A


pull the nearest fire alarm
and call fire response.

Letter C


fire by closing all doors
in the fire area.

Letter E


small fires. If not, leave the
area and close the door.