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What to Do in Case of Fire

In the event of a fire, or if smoke is detected, take the following actions:

  • ACTIVATE nearest fire alarm.
  • CALL 9-1-1 or Campus Police at 203-932-7070
    • Inform emergency personnel about individuals who are injured and need assistance.
  • EVACUATE the building promptly at nearest exit.
    • Evacuation is MANDATORY when alarm sounds!
    • If physically unable to use stairs, call 9-1-1 and fire fighters will conduct rescue.
    • DO NOT USE ELEVATORS!
    • If there is smoke, stay low to the ground.
    • Close doors and windows as you exit, but do not jeopardize your safety or the safety of others.
  • Proceed to the building's muster point and await further instructions from Campus Police or the Fire Department.
  • Ensure that everyone is out of the building.
  • Do not re-enter building until authorized to do so by emergency personnel.
  • Follow instructions from Campus Police, the Fire Department, and Fire Wardens through the duration of the incident.
  1. Emergency Contact

    For Police, Fire or Medical Emergencies, dial 911 or the UNH Police Emergency number at 203-932-7070.

    When in doubt, in any emergency please call immediately.

    On campus, you can also use the emergency call boxes or red emergency phones in academic buildings.