What to do if you discover a fire

  • Sound the alarm, pull the closest pull stationFire alarm pull station
  • Notify other occupants in the building of the fire as you evacuate via the nearest exit, see University Policy  851.03.01 (PDF)
  • Close all doors if safe to do so as you evacuate 
  • Relay any pertinent information to the responding emergency services personel
  • Follow the directions of any fire wardens in the area
  • DO NOT use any elevators
  • If able to, call extension 52000 from a neighbouring building to relay information to emergency services 

You are allowed to enter the building after a fire alarm, ONLY after the bells have stopped ringing for approximately 2 minutes, unless otherwise directed by an official.

If you are a person with a disability and would like a personal evacuation plan,  please contact Diversity and Human Rights


Fire Emergency?


 x2000 or 519-840-5000

Non-emergency: x52071

Report a Fire Hazard