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SafetyIs it okay to use the elevator when a fire alarm has gone off in your building? Should you try to extinguish a fire on your own?

Answers to these questions and more can be found on safety.utk.edu.

As part of Emergency Preparedness Month, the university encourages members of the campus community to learn more about potential emergencies. Ask questions and be prepared for campus emergency situations.

Fire drills are a proven safety factor in emergency response outcomes and are recommended for all buildings annually. If you have questions, or would like to schedule a drill, contact Suzanne Rimmer with the Department of Environmental Health and Safety at 974-1966, or smc@utk.edu.