The College will conduct a fire/evacuation drill on the Downtown Peoria Campus on Fri., Nov. 11 at approximately 8:30 a.m. The drill will begin upon the activation of the emergency alarms, lights, and strobes. This drill will include both the Thomas and Perley Buildings. Peoria Fire Department personnel have been invited to observe and assist Campus Police and Facilities Services with the drill.
Everyone will be expected to evacuate the buildings during the drill and remain outside until an “All-Clear” announcement is made.
Emergency evacuation instructions and maps are posted throughout the buildings. Evacuation procedures also are included in the Emergency Response Guide online and in the printed version of the guide located in campus offices and classrooms.
In order to help you prepare for the drill, please review the following reminders from the Emergency Response Guide regarding evacuation procedures:
When an alarm sounds or if you are instructed to evacuate:
If safe to do so, as you are leaving:
If you are unable to leave the building immediately due to mobility issues or injury and need assistance:
For questions, contact Chief Tom Larson at (309) 694-5225.