Fire Safety Education

When a fire breaks out to you know what to do? Where is the nearest exit and how do I get to it? These questions ask do you have and exit strategy for not only your residence but any venue you attend. It is imperative that you know what steps to take before the fire alarm sounds to ensure your safety. That is why the Texas State Fire Marshal’s office has developed Have an Exit Strategy. Click the image below to assist you in developing your own exit strategies or contact Michael Marascia, Assistant Director of Emergency Management and Fire Safety, for assistance in developing your strategy.

Have an Exit Strategy

Fire Protection Systems

Baylor University--through Department of Public Safety, Facilities Management and its contracted fire protection service provider--ensures that fire protection equipment meets the minimum requirements for installation, inspection, testing, and maintenance.

Annual testing and inspections of all fire protection equipment is conducted through a contracted fire protection service provider. Inspections comply with 1998 NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm Code and 1998 NFPA Standard for the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems.

Fire Safety and Extinguisher Training

Employees, students and visitors are not required required to fight fires. However, voluntary use of a fire extinguisher by an individual, with proper training, can save both lives and extensive property loss. Visit the Training section of this site for additional information.