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Residential Fire Safety

 Don't Get Burnt!

Do This

  • Exit the building immediately!
  • Go to your assembly point outside the building


Know Where to Go

Residence Hall Assembly Points

  • Ingram Commons--Commons Center
  • Towers East--Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid Office on Alumni Lawn
  • Towers West--parking lot in front of Towers West
  • Branscomb--across Vanderbilt Place and inside the University Club parking lot
  • Blakemore--VUPD parking lot
  • Morgan/Mayfield--parking lot across from Morgan house near the rec center
  • Chaffin/Lewis--parking lot next to 25th Avenue garage across from the VA


Fire Safety Tips

You can help prevent residence hall fires

  • Never leave cooking food unattended.
  • Keep all flammable items a safe distance from cooking appliances.

CANDLES and COOKING are the leading causes of fire injuries on college campuses!



  • You may sleep through a fire alarm.
  • You may not be able to find the building exit.
  • You may be less safety conscious.

ALCOHOL is involved with more than 50 percent of all fire fatalities.

Fire safety is everyone's business--including yours