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Village Hall Fire Procedure

Any person discovering a fire should:

  • Warn all other occupants of the building.
  • Extinguish the fire if possible with the on-site appliances but only if you have received training in the use of portable fire extinguishers.
  • If unable to contain the fire, leave the building by the nearest fire exit and report to the Assembly Point

On being made aware of a fire all persons must:

  • Leave the building immediately by the most direct safe route following the green Fire Exit signs.
  • If necessary, give assistance to disabled/injured persons.
  • Report to the designated Assembly Point
  • Do not stop to collect personal belongings.
  • Do not re-enter the building for any reason until advised it is safe to do so.

Duties of Responsible Person:

  • Call the Fire Brigade or delegate another person to do so, on 999.
  • State the location and nature of the fire, and the area affected.
  • Ensure all persons needing assistance to exit the building are assisted
  • Ensure that all persons are accounted for at the Assembly Point
  • Meet and give assistance to the Emergency Services as appropriate.
  • Notify all persons when it is safe to return to the building.