In case of fire

If you see fire or smoke, do not panic or shout.

Remain calm - remember RACE


Rescue any people in immediate danger (only if it safe to do so).


Raise the alarm

  • ring the Fire Brigades on 000
  • notify your switchboard
  • notify the staff member in charge


If practicable, close all doors and windows to contain the fire (only if it safe to do so).


Try to extinguish the fire using appropriate firefighting equipment only if you are trained and it is safe to do so.

After carrying out RACE:

  • Follow the instructions of your Fire Wardens
  • Prepare to evacuate if necessary
  • Leave the lights on
  • Save records if possible