What to do during a fire alarm while visiting a residential care facility.

Family information - what you need to know

Rest assured, our care buildings are well protected, and all employees are trained to respond to fire emergencies. If there is a fire emergency, staff members will assist you to a safe location, which could mean staying where you are.

Let’s explore some of the training and features that help protect you.

Staff training

  • Monthly fire drills
  • Fire safety inservices
  • 24/7 online fire safety training
  • Fire safety orientation for new hires

Building features

  • Automatic sprinklers
  • Smoke detectors and fire alarms
  • Fire/smoke separation zones
  • Automatic alarm call to the Fire Department
  • Fire extinguishers in key areas

What should you do?

If the fire alarm rings:

  • Follow the directions of staff members

If you discover a fire:

  • Immediately notify a staff member
  • Move to a safe location

Questions?

Contact fire safety at firesafety@fraserhealth.ca