Where are fire extinguishers located?

Posted: April 3, 2020 at 10:15 am

One or more fire extinguishers are located on each floor of a building. The specific locations of the fire extinguishers are denoted on Evacuation Plans posted throughout university buildings. Fire extinguishers may be found in wall mounted cabinets (recessed or protruding) or hanging on a wall mounted bracket.

Who maintains the fire extinguishers on campus?

Posted: April 3, 2020 at 10:14 am

Fire extinguishers are certified annually and maintained by the Fire Safety group within the Environmental Health and Safety Office. If you have specific concerns about a particular fire extinguisher or if you believe that one needs maintenance please call EHS at 703.993.8448 and provide EHS with the location of the extinguisher and your concern.

Where can I get training on how to use a fire extinguisher?

Posted: April 3, 2020 at 10:13 am, Last Updated: April 24, 2020 at 10:38 am

Fire Extinguisher Training is provided by the Fire Safety group within the Environmental Health and Safety Office. Training is offered routinely and takes about one hour. Training consists of a one-half-hour classroom training and one-half-hour hands-on practice with a fire extinguisher simulator. Please click here for a complete list of training sessions offered by EHS-Fire Safety.