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FIRE!

21 June 2018

FIRE SAFETY – Evacuation of the Building during a Service

Meeting Point: In the event of a fire, people should calmly leave the building by the nearest exit (see below) and meet on the grass by the telephone box to the right of the car park exit.

All children’s/youth group leaders are responsible for evacuating the children in their care except for crèche (see separate note under Crèche Room)

Foyer: Exit through main front door

Sanctuary: (as seen from the front)

Rear balcony: Down front steps and through the main front door or down side steps and through the corner room

Left hand side (front half) exit through door between Sanctuary and Music Room

Left hand side (rear half) exit through main front door

Right hand side (front half) exit through door by offices

Right hand side (rear half) exit through main front door

Music Room: Exit through door between Sanctuary and Music Room

Offices: Exit through external door by offices

Disabled toilet: Exit through external door by offices

Meeting Area: Exit through external door by offices

Lounge: Exit through Sports Hall fire exit

Sports Hall: Exit through Sports Hall fire exit

Kitchen: Exit through Corner Room fire exit

Corner Room: Exit through Corner Room fire exit

Crèche Room: Exit through Corner Room fire exit (NB those with children in crèche should pick up their children from the Crèche Room by the door near the ladies toilets and exit by the Corner Room

Gents Toilets: Through main front door

Ladies Toilets: Through Corner Room fire exit

Service Leader to direct from the front of church

Stewards on duty to facilitate exit and to sweep the building following exit

All stewards in attendance to assist elderly and infirm

Administrator or substitute to call emergency services

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FIRE SAFETY – Fire extinguishers situated:

One in Foyer by window

Three in Sanctuary – one on platform by sound desk, one next to organ, one at the entrance from the office corridor

One in corridor by offices

One next to photocopier

One in Corner Room next to emergency exit

One in Sports Hall next to emergency exit

Two outside Corner Room (one is specifically for use on kitchen fat fires)

There is also a fire blanket in the kitchen

Fire Call Points (break glass if you discover a fire)

One in corridor by offices

One in Sports Hall next to emergency exit

One in Kitchen by rear door

One in Corner Room next to emergency exit

One by the external door between Music Room and Sanctuary

Doors and Fire Exits

Main front door

External door by offices

External door between Music Room and Sanctuary

Corner Room

Sports Hall

In the event of an emergency evacuation, all “off duty” stewards will be expected to become “on duty” stewards.

It will be the responsibility of the two “on duty” stewards to check both the ladies, gents and disabled toilets

No heroics! A safe, calm and speedy evacuation of the building should be your main priority. Don’t put yourself at risk. Leave the fire fighting to the professionals.

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