Reporting Emergencies

Fire and Fire Alarms

emergency

Reviewed 9/13/14

  • You should immediately activate the building alarm system upon detecting a fire or visible smoke.
  • All employees must immediately report all fires, regardless of size (even if extinguished); smoke; or fire alarms on campus to UT Martin Department of Public Safety by dialing 911 or 7777. The Department of Public Safety dispatches all emergency calls on campus. Most university buildings have local fire alarm systems that are not remotely monitored; therefore, it is imperative that someone notify the UTM Police Department of fires and fire alarms at 7777 or 911 as soon as it is safely possible.

Medical Emergencies

All employees may request an ambulance and medical assistance on campus by dialing 7777 or 911 . The Department of Public Safety dispatches all emergency calls on the UT Martin campus.

The ambulance service is dispatched by dialing 911 at off-campus or remote sites.

Bomb Threats

  • All employees may report bomb threats or the discovery of suspicious objects or devices on campus by dialing 7777 or 911 . The Department of Public Safety dispatches all emergency calls on campus.
  • Off campus or at remote sites bomb threats or the discovery of suspicious objects or devices may be reported by dialing 911 .

Other Emergencies (stopped elevators, chemical spills, etc.)

All other emergencies on campus may also be reported by dialing 7777 or 911 . The Department of Public Safety dispatches all emergency calls on campus.

Off-campus or remote-site emergencies can be reported by dialing 911 .

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