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Fire Safety

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FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

All University Fire Extinguishers are serviced and maintained per National Fire Protection Association Code 10 standards by contracted personnel, State licensed thru the Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board under Act 743 of 1977 and amended in 2008. Service includes: monthly and annual inspections, 6-year service, and hydrostat testing of the cylinder every 12 years.

FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

All Fire Sprinkler Systems in University facilities are inspected, tested, and maintained per National Fire Protection Association Codes 13 and 25 standards by contracted personnel, State licensed thru the Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board under Act 743 of 1977 and amended in 2008. Inspection and testing includes: Flowing Wet Sprinklers Systems annually, flowing Dry Sprinkler Systems every 3 years, flowing Standpipes every 5 years, and churning and testing Fire Pumps annually.

FIRE CODE COMPLIANCE

The University works diligently with both the State Fire Marshall’s office and the Jonesboro Fire Marshall’s office to insure that all fire codes mandated by the Arkansas Fire Prevention Code, 2007 edition, are met to insure a safe campus. These codes are implemented thru building planning, construction, and operation.

Fire Procedures

The purpose of these procedures is to provide for emergency fire and rescue protection to the Arkansas State University campus.


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Fire Safety Tip

In there is a reported fire in your building, do not use the elevator to evacuate.  Always use the stairs in a fire emergency.