System Office of Risk Services

In Case of Fire or Explosion

  1. Alert people in the immediate area of the fire/explosion and evacuate the area, and call 911.
  2. If you have been trained and it is safe to do so, you may attempt to extinguish a fire with a portable fire extinguisher. If you have not been trained to use a fire extinguisher you must evacuate the area.
  3. Confine the fire by closing doors as you leave the area.
  4. If the automatic fire alarm has not been activated, activate the building fire alarm system by pulling the handle on a manual pull station.
  5. Evacuate the building following the procedures listed above.

Keeping Updated

  • Alerts on University of Alaska home page
  • Your supervisor, department/college administrator or building coordinator.

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