Safety & Security

Current Fire Safety Report 2014-2015

The Fire Log below displays all incidents involving a fire alarm being activated due to smoke or fire:

Incident # Date Time Residential Cause of alarm Fire No Fire Injuries / Deaths Damages
  01/08 1200 COLLEGE PARK 433 HVAC MALFUNCTION   X 0  
  01/17 1420 COLLEGE PARK 204 DETECTOR MALFUNCTION   X 0  
14-040 2/5   SIGMA PI (205) AEROSOL   X    
14-066 2/24   KA HOUSE HVAC MALFUNCTION   X 0  
14-079 3/8 0150 LAMBDA CHI HOUSE SYSTEM MALFUNCTION   X 0  
14-087 3/14 0020 KAPPA ALPHA HOUSE     X 0  
14-090 3/15 0615 LAMBDA CHI HOUSE FIRE ALARM PANEL WAS DAMAGED   X 0  
14-116 4/10 1135 JEFFERSON PARK APARTMENTS COOKING CAUSED THE ALARM   X 0  
14-122 4/17 0012 SMITH HALL BURNT POPCORN   X 0  
14-123 4/19 0224 SMITH HALL FALSE ALARM - HANDLE PULLED   X 0  
14-129 4/26 0130 SIG PI HOUSE SMOKE MACHINE   X 0  
14-133 4/27 0950 KA HOUSE UNKNOWN   X 0  
14-134 4/26 1315 KA HOUSE UNKNOWN   X 0  
14-159 5/10 2100 WALLACE HALL BURNT POPCORN   X 0  
14-185 6/3   LAMBDA CHI COOKING   X 0  
14-186 6/6 0010 KAPPA ALPHA FIRST FLOOR (UNKNOWN)   X 0  
14-194 6/24 0940 SUNDERLAND HALL MOLD ON SENSORS   X 0  
14-195 7/1 2355 KAPPA ALPHA GREAT ROOM (FAULTY ALARM)   X 0  
14-196 7/1 1300 KAPPA ALPHA CONSTRUCTION WORK   X 0  
14-206 7/15 2345 UNIVERSITY SUITES (306-B)     X 0  
14-207 7/19 2030 WALLACE HALL (2ND FLOOR) UNKNOWN   X 0  
14-208 7/20 0945 WALLACE HALL (ELEVATOR)     X 0  
14-236 8/17 2315 SUMMIT PARK FIRE IN DUMPSTER X   0  
14-245 8/25 1250 SMITH HALL DIRTY SENSOR   X 0  
14-255 8/30 1700 SUNDERLAND HALL FOG MACHINE   X 0  
14-284 9/19 2050 LAMBDA CHI HOUSE 1ST FLOOR (UNKNOWN)   X 0  
14-290 9/18 0800 KAPPA ALPHA DUST FROM SENSOR    X 0  
14-298 9/25 2120 SIGMA PI BURNT POPCORN ROOM 205   X 0  
14-304 9/29 2030 SMITH HALL BURNT POPCORN 2ND FLOOR EAST   X 0  
14-316 10/8 1150 KA HOUSE UNKNOWN 2ND FLOOR DETECTOR   X 0  
14-318 10/9 1720 KA HOUSE 2ND FLOOR NORTH STAIRWELL   X 0  
14-319 10/9 2245 KA HOUSE NORTH HALL SMOKE   X 0  
14-333 10/25 0130 KA HOUSE NORTH HALLWAY SMOKE   X 0  
14-335 10/25 2335 LAMBDA CHI HOUSE NORTH HALLWAY SMOKE   X 0  
15-008 1/13 1450  COLLEGE PARK  APT. 106 MOTORCYCLE PARKED INSIDE APARTMENT    X  0  
15-023 1/23 2210 LAMBDA CHI SYSTEM RESET   X 0  
15-028 2/1 0230 LAMBDA CHI ALARM RESET   X 0  
15-042 2/8 0330 SIGMA PI BURNT FOOD   X 0  
15-047 2/14 0020 SIGMA PI SYSTEM RESET   X 0  
15-050 2/14 0445 SIGMA PI FIRE EXTINGUISHER DISCHARGED CAUSING FIRE ALARM   X 0  
15-052 2/16 1715 SIGMA NU GREASE FIRE IN MAIN KITCHEN AREA. FIRE EXTINGUISHER USED. X   0  
15-054 2/18 2020 SIGMA NU BURNING CANDLE ACTIVATED ALARM   X 0  
15-068 2/27 2120 LAMBDA CHI HOUSE MALFUNCTION IN SYSTEM   X 0  
15-071 3/2 2300 PARKING LOT B BANNED PERSON SEE IN LOT B. SECURITY COULD NOT FIN SUSPECT   X 0  
15-072 3/3 1320 SMITH HALL BURNT POPCORN ACTIVATED THE ALARM   X 0  
15-073 3/3 1800 SMITH HALL BURNT COOKIE ACTIVATED THE ALARM   X 0  
15-078 3/6 2000 UNIVERSITY SUITES STUDENT SMOKING & UNAUTHORIZED PET   X 0  
15-079 3/6 1400 UNIVERSITY SUITES WEB TIP: UNATTENDED CANDLE BURNING   X 0  
15-087 3/15 0450 MARTIN ALUMNI CTR EXCESSIVE HEAT IN ELEVATOR SHAFT ACTIVATED FIRE ALARM   X 0  
15-106 4/6 1450 LAMBDA CHI HOUSE DRY WALL DUST SET OFF THE ALARMS   X 0  
15-109 4/7 0430 OLIN LIBRARY FALSE ALARM   X 0  
15-111 4/7 1600 SIGMA PI ROOM 203. APPARENT SMOKING IN ROOM    X 0  
15-113 4/7 1915 UNIVERSITY SUITES SUITE 303. COOKING SET OFF THE ALARM   X 0  
15-121 4/14 1645 SIGMA PI COOKING STEAM TRIGGERED ALARMS   X 0  
15-124 4/17 0910 LAMBDA CHI HOUSE PAINT FUMES TRIGGERED FIRE ALARMS   X 0  

A log of all campus student housing fires, including the nature, date, time, and general location of each fire is maintained by the Safety and Security Office. Copies of the log are available upon request and inquiries regarding the log should be directed to Drury University Safety and Security.

Fire drills will be conducted in the residential halls 4 times a year; these will be within the first 10 days of each semester and within the week following fall and spring breaks. Fire Safety training is conducted every fall semester in conjunction with the Springfield Fire Department.

Building
Sprinklers
Smoke Dectors
Fire Extinguisher
Pull Stations
All College Park Apts.
Non-Sprinkler
Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
No Pull Stations
College Park
Community Center
Sprinkler System in laundry room
Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
No Pull Stations
Lambda Chi House
Sprinkler System
Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
10 Pull Stations
Kappa Alpha House
Sprinkler System
Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
15 Pull Stations
Sigma Nu House
Sprinkler System
Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
9 Pull Stations
Sigma Pi House
Sprinkler System
Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
6 Pull Stations
All Summit Park Apts.
Non-Sprinkler
Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
No Pull Stations
All Jefferson Park Apts
Non-Sprinkler
Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
No Pull Stations
Manley Apts.
Non-Sprinkler
Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
No Pull Stations
Mid Town Houses
Non-Sprinkler
Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
No Pull Stations
Humanities House
Non-Sprinkler
Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
No Pull Stations
Sunderland Hall
Sprinkler System
Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
1 Pull Stations
Smith Hall
Non-Sprinkler
Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
15 Pull Stations
University Suites

Sprinkler System

Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
No Pull Stations
Wallace Hall
Sprinkler System
Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguishers
Pull Stations

A log of all campus student housing fires, including the nature, date, time, and general location of each fire is maintained by the Safety and Security Office. Copies of the log are available upon request and inquiries regarding the log should be directed to Drury University Safety and Security.

Fire drills will be conducted once per semester. Fire Safety training is conducted every fall semester in conjunction with the Springfield Fire Department.

Fire Plan

(Developed by the Office of Safety and Security)

This fire plan has been developed to insure the safety of Drury University faculty, staff and students. Part of the Safety and Security departmentâ??s responsibilities is to make sure that drills are being done, the students understand the importance of these drills, and that all buildings on campus are in compliance with the Springfield Fire Department code requirements. All persons should read this plan and review it periodically in order to know what to do in case of a fire.

Fundamentals of Fire Prevention

  • Be clean; maintain cleanliness and order in your work area. Good housekeeping is the best protection against fires.
  • Be alert; early fire detection can prevent damage.
  • Make it a habit to be alert for fire hazards and report all potential dangers to your supervisors immediately. Be especially alert during early morning hours when there are fewer people on campus.
  • Be ready. Know where fire alarms, extinguishers and hoses are located and how to use them.
  • If you see or smell smoke, report it to your supervisor at once and secure any malfunctioning machinery.
  • Know the floor plan of your area, the safe areas and evacuation routes.
  • Know which extinguisher to use and how to use it.
  • Know exactly what your duties are.

In Case of a Fire

  1. When you hear a fire alarm, close all doors.
  2. Leave on all electrical and gas equipment unless it poses a clear and present fire hazard.
  3. Do not turn out lights.
  4. If fire or water threatens valuable records or items, close and lock safes and fireproof cabinets.

In residence halls:

  1. Pull the closest fire alarm box and report the exact location and nature of the fire to Safety and Security by calling 873-7911. It is important to call Drury officers so they can direct and assist responding fire personnel.
  2. Close the room door.
  3. Alert other people in the area.
  4. Do not panic.
  5. Do not try to put out the fire; if the fire is small in nature and you are confident in using a fire extinguisher, then an attempt may be made to extinguish the fire.
  6. Evacuate the building by using stairs instead of elevators, but remain nearby to help firefighters find the exact location of the fire.
  7. The Hall Director is responsible for making sure everyone is alerted and evacuated.
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