An explosion is caused by a rapid expansion of gas from chemical reactions or incendiary devices.
Signs of an explosion may be a very loud noise or series of noises and vibrations, fire, heat or smoke, falling glass, debris or building damage.
- Get out of the building as quickly and as calmly as possible.
- Call Public Safety at Ext 6911.
- If items are falling off of bookshelves or from the ceiling, get under a sturdy table or desk.
- If there is fire, stay low and exit the building.
- If you are trapped in debris, tap on a pipe or wall so that rescuers can locate you.
- Assist others in exiting the building and move to designated evacuation areas.
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