Fire Prevention & Protection

Fire is the third leading cause of accidental deaths in the United States and more than 150 workplace fires occur every day. EH&S provides fire safety guidelines, assessments, preventative measures and emergency assistance for the entire university. Consult EH&S fire safety for the following services:

  • Evacuation procedures and assistance
  • Inspections
  • Training
  • Fire extinguisher service
  • Permits
  • Events fire and life safety

What To Do in an Emergency

Call FIU Police Department before you call fire rescue. The emergency line is open 24 Hours – 7 Days a Week:

  • MMC: 305-348-5911
  • BBC: 305-919-5911

University emergency services will connect with emergency responders to handle the situation. Failing to call FIU Police first can result in slower response time. Visit the FIU Police Department website for more information.

Evacuation Procedure


  • Florida Statute Chapter 633 - Fire Prevention and Control
  • Florida Fire Prevention Code
  • Florida Administrative Code - 69A
  • Florida International University Policies and Procedures