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Fire Safety Report


Edinboro University Fire Safety Report

This report does not contain the Annual Security Report.  To view the Annual Security Report go to

Edinboro University recognizes the importance of designing a total approach to fire protection and prevention that involves all facets of the University from students to the administration.  The Manager of Environmental Health and Safety serves as the University Fire Marshal and is responsible for managing the fire prevention program.  The University Fire Marshal and the Residence Life staff work closely to ensure the success of the University’s Fire Prevention Program.

Life Safety is the primary objective of the Fire Prevention Program, which includes: fire code compliance inspections, fire evacuation drills, fire alarm testing, fire safety education, emergency procedure and planning, fire data analysis, code consultation, and fire investigations.

  • All residence halls have state of the art Automatic Fire Detection and alarm systems complete with smoke detectors, heat detectors and pull stations in all common areas. 
  • All sleeping areas have combination smoke detectors and fire alarm sounder bases in every sleeping room.  When the fire alarm sounds in the building it also sounds in every sleeping room as well. 
  • Fire alarms are monitored 24/7 by the University Police.
  • Edinboro University residence halls are 100% spinklered
  • Monthly fire drills are conducted in all residence halls.
  • Prohibited items include; smoking, candles, incense or potpourri are forbidden in all residence halls, among numerous other prohibitions and restrictions.
  • Resident Hall Coordinator and Residence Hall Assistants receive fire and emergency response training from the University Fire Marshal. 
  • Residence Hall staff is encouraged to present and sponsor floor/area programs on topics related to fire and safety, and fire prevention. 
  • The University Fire Marshal is available to conduct the training or to provide training materials and resources to Residence Life staff.  
  • Fire extinguishers located in residence halls are inspected monthly. 
  • Fire Inspection Reports and Notice of Violations are issued to the Building Directors. The Fire Marshal follows up to ensure that identified fire code violations are corrected. 
  • Fire alarm systems are tested annually by a qualified fire alarm company in accordance with NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code.  
  • Automatic Sprinkler systems are inspected quarterly by a qualified sprinkler company in accordance with NFPA 25.

Glossary of Terms

Prohibited Items in Residence Halls

Fire Evacuation Procedures

Fire Prevention on Campus

Fire Prevention Training

Reporting a Fire

Residence Hall Building Information

Residence Hall Fire Log

Residence Hall Fire Statistics Report 2009

Residence Hall Fire Statistics Report 2010

Residence Hall Fire Statistics Report 2011