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King University maintains a fire safety program that involves all members of the campus
community and local emergency responders. In order for the fire safety programs to
be effective the support of the campus community is essential. This means that cooperation
of all campus community members is expected and required during fire drills, actual
emergencies, and general fire code compliance.
Fire Doors: Stairwell fire doors should be kept closed at all times. During a fire the stairwells
will provide a place of refuge and will protect you during your escape from the building.
If the fire doors are left open, the stairwells will act as chimneys, rapidly spreading
the fire and smoke throughout the building. Exits: Each exit or exit access should
be kept clearly marked with visible exit signs. You should familiarize yourself with
all exit routes in your facility when you move in.
Fire Alarms: Fire alarm systems provide a means of prompt notification to all occupants of an emergency.
State law and King University policy requires that all building occupants exit the
building once a fire alarm has sounded.
Fire Extinguishers: Multi-purpose ABC fire extinguishers are located throughout all the campus buildings
and residential halls for use by the occupants on most types of small fires. Classes
for proper use of a fire extinguisher can be request through campus security by emailing
your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you choose to use a fire extinguisher use the P.A.S.S. method:
Appliances: Sun Lamps, Halogen Lamps, Hot Plates, Toaster Ovens, Electric Skillets, Rice Steamers,
Woks, Indoor or Outside Grills, Space Heaters and other high powered electrical appliances
are prohibited in residence hall rooms. Items such as irons and hair dryers should
be unplugged after use and not stored until they are cool enough to touch. To many
appliances plugged into the same outlet or extension cord may cause an overloading
of the circuit resulting in loss of power or possible fire. Check the student handbook
for a list of items prohibited in the residence halls at students.king.edu/student-handbook/view.
Obstacles: Storage of bicycles, chairs, desks, trunks, etc. should not be stored in hallways,
stairwells, or any place which would interfere with public access or exit areas of
the building. These items left unattended in such areas are in violation of fire safety
codes and will be removed by security personnel.
Open Flames: Candles, incense, charcoal grills, etc. are not permitted in any residence hall and
most campus buildings.
Flammable Liquids: Gasoline, paint, ether, propane or any other flammable liquids or gasses are not
allowed in any of the residential hall and most campus buildings.
Fireworks: Fireworks, gunpowder or any other explosives are not allowed on campus under state
Elevators: Elevators should not be used during an actual emergency. The elevator shaft could
act as a chimney in transmitting heat and smoke from floor to floor. Also elevators
may malfunction and stop at the floor involved in the fire, opening automatically,
and exposing the passengers to heat and smoke.
Party Decorations: The use of items such as, but not limited to; corn stalks and bales of hay for party
decorations is strictly prohibited in residence halls and most campus buildings. Check
the student handbook for a list of items prohibited in the residence halls at students.king.edu/student-handbook/view.
Reporting: All fire related incidents regardless of the severity should be reported to Campus
Security immediately. Any unsafe condition such as electrical problems, broken glass,
broken handrails, broken or loose tile etc. should be reported to an Area Coordinator,
Resident Assistant or facilities during the day and Campus Security after business
False Alarms: Turning in a false alarm, tampering with fire equipment or discharging fire extinguishers
is a criminal offense and a violation of King University policy. Abuse of fire alarm
systems creates a complacent attitude among the building occupants which may result
in injury or death when the alarm is ignored in an actual emergency situation. Fire
alarm systems such as pull boxes and smoke alarms may not be tampered with or altered
for any reason.
For more information visit the United States Fire Administration webpage, “Campus
Fire Safety: Safety Tips for Students & Parents” at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/citizens/college.