- Debby Watson
Assistant to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Services
- Email email@example.com
- Phone (940) 397-4228
- Fax (940) 397-4859
ELEMENTS OF A FIRE
Three basic elements must be present for a fire to occur:
These three components make up the fire triangle and proper combination of these three elements invariably results in a fire. By nature, a triangle needs three sides. Take away one of the sides, and the triangle collapses. The same is true of fire. Take away any of the three components of fire: fuel, heat or oxygen and the fire collapses, meaning that it can’t burn.
It is important to determine in advance what your response will be in the event of a fire occurrence on campus. The basic steps you will follow are:
For additional information on emergency response, please refer to the Quick Reference: Response and Occurrence
Midwestern State University maintains an advanced system for the reporting of any problems to the University Police. The heart of the system is a dedicated 911 emergency telephone computer with enhanced location determination capabilities.
There are multiple phones on campus, all connected to this system:
To use such a phone, open the door to the box and hold the red button until the call is answered. This will activate the 911 system, which will indicate the phone's location at the campus police station
Talking to Dispatcher