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Utility Emergency


Gas Odor

  • Call McMurry Security, 325-793-4666 or 325-665-6269 (give caller name, location of odor, etc.)
  • Warn others in the immediate area
  • Vacate and secure area, as directed by University official or emergency response personnel
  • Notify Building Emergency Communication Person
  • Meet with and assist emergency response personnel

Major Gas Leak (E.g., pipeline break)

  • Call 911 (give caller name, location of leak, etc.)
  • Initiate evacuation of the building or if outside, isolate the area
  • Warn others in the immediate area
  • Prevent sources of ignition (cigarettes, electrical equipment, etc.)
  • Meet with and assist emergency response personnel
  • Do not re-enter building or outside area until cleared by authorized personnel

Major Utility Failure

  • Call McMurry Security, 325-793-4666 or 325-665-6269
  • If necessary, initiate evacuation of the building or if outside, isolate the area
  • If necessary, render first aid, as trained