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Fire Safety

Fire safety tips in your residence hall or office:

  • Know the locations of all fire extinguishers and pull stations in your building.
  • Know a primary and secondary exit from your room in case there is a fire in your building.
  • Vacate your building when an alarm sounds.
  • Never prop open fire doors.
  • Do not tamper with fire extinguishers or pull stations.
  • Don't overload extension cords.
  • Follow university regulations regarding the use of candles and other flammable items.
  • Acquaint yourself with state and university regulations regarding smoking.
  • Report all missing or damaged fire equipment to the university safety office at (781) 736-4262.