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Baylor University considers fire safety extremely important, and students have an obligation to adhere to University regulations as well as city and state statutes. The following are Baylor University policies and procedures for matters involving fire safety.
Fire Alarm Evacuation
False Fire Alarm Sanctions
MISUSE OF FIRE SAFETY EQUIPMENT (OTHER THAN FIRE ALARMS)
Any individual who misuses or tampers with any fire safety equipment (other than fire alarms) will be subject to appropriate disciplinary action and may be charged a fine of up to $500 plus the cost of repair or replacement of misused or damaged equipment, cleaning of the facility, and damage to other property.
SETTING A FIRE (ARSON)
Any individual who sets a fire (commits arson) in or near a University building is subject to immediate suspension from the University, may be charged a fine of up to $500, and may be charged for repairing any damage caused by the fire. In addition to being subject to University penalties, any student who starts a fire, damages or tampers with the evacuation alarm, or misuses fire safety equipment also may be subject to prosecution in criminal court by the Waco Fire Department in accordance with the Waco fire code.
Modified 8-9-04; 9-5-05; 8-18-09