Fire

  • If you see fire or smoke
  • Help anyone who is in immediate danger, as long as there is no risk to your own life. 
  • Leave the premises.
  • Set off the fire alarm (stations are very close to emergency exits).
  • Use the stairs to leave the building (never use the elevators). 
  • Close all doors behind you to make sure that the fire doesn’t spread. 
  • Dial 911 as soon as you are in a safe area. 
  • Do not go back inside for any reason.

 If you hear a fire alarm go off

  • Help anyone who is in immediate danger, as long as there is no risk to your own life. 
  • Leave the premises.
  • Use the stairs to leave the building (never use the elevators). 
  • Close all doors behind you to make sure that the fire doesn’t spread. 
  • Keep your distance from the premises (minimum of 100 metres) so that those who are following behind you can exit easily, and to make firefighters’ jobs easier.
  • Do not go back inside for any reason.

Meeting points

  • The Dow Planetarium parking lot, at the corner of Peel and Notre Dame Streets, at the northeastern corner of ÉTS. 
  • In the wintertime, people who are evacuated will be escorted, as soon as possible, to the hall in Pavilion B and the common areas of the dormitories located at 301 Peel Street and 1045 Ottawa Street.  

Returning to the building

  • You can return to the building as soon as Security announces that it is safe to do so.
  • This authorization will be announced over a megaphone at the meeting point.