- Make initial assessment of the situation.
- If warranted call 9-911 and report fire.
- Evacuate occupants.
- Report to assembly point
There are nine means of egress form the building, with at least one on each side. There is a roof access through the furnace room, a vertical steel ladder in room 86 leading to the roof.
There is moderate exposure to Trailer City, Building 16.
Flammable solvents (acetone, isopropyl alcohol) are in rooms 67 and 68. Compressed gas cylinders (nitrogen, ethane, helium, argon, isobutane) are in rooms 67 or 68. Cooling tower treatment chemicals for corrosion and algae control are in room 86. Photo developing chemicals are in room 19. The two furnaces use natural gas.
Administrative offices, library, light laboratories, and medical service; about 64 people work in Support Service Center.
Support Service Center is a one story brick building. The total area of all floors is 31,673 square feet. The building is divided into four wings connecting to a central lobby. The interior walls are constructed of concrete block and sheet rock. The exterior is concrete block with brick veneer. The floors are carpet convered in the offices and lobby and linoleum tile covered in the other spaces. The floor is concrete throughout the building.