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How to Evacuate A Burning Building 

    
     *The last one out of the room should not lock the door, just close it. 
       Locking the door hinders the fire department's search and rescue efforts.

     *Proceed to the exit as outlined in the Emergency Action Plan.

     *NEVER, NEVER use elevators under any circumstances.

     *Stay low to avoid smoke and toxic gases. The best air is close to the floor,
       so crawl if necessary.

     *If possible, cover your mouth and nose with a damp cloth to help you
       breathe.

     *If you work in a building with multiple stories, a stairway will be your
       primary escape route. Most enclosed stairwells in buildings over two
       stories are "rated" enclosures and will provide you a safe means of exit;
       don't panic descend stairs slowly and carefully.

     *Once in the stairwell, proceed down to the first floor. Never go up.

     *Once outside the building, report to a predetermined area so that a head
       count can be taken.

 
 
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
 
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