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  • Evacuate the building immediately (When the fire alarm is activated, evacuation is mandatory).
  • Notify the UGA Police at  911 immediately.
  • Notify others as you leave.
  • Do not use the elevators.
  • Always use the stairs to exit upper floors and if smoke is present, stay low.
  • Take your personal belongings (purse, wallet, keys, etc.) as long as these items do not hinder your ability to exit the building quickly.
  • Follow directions given by your building’s emergency coordinator, fire department, or the police.
  • Assist individuals who may need assistance to move to a safe area.
  • Meet with students and staff at an established outside evacuation location.
  • Do not re-enter the building until authorized to do so by emergency personnel.
  • Contact the UGA Fire Safety Office at (706) 542-5801 (non-emergency) for fire prevention tips and for a schedule of upcoming fire extinguisher training classes.