The Broadview

Fire alarm causes evacuation

Students+return+to+class+after+the+false+alarm.+All+four+divisions+on+Broadway+campus+evacuated.
Back to Article
Back to Article

Fire alarm causes evacuation

Students return to class after the false alarm. All four divisions on Broadway campus evacuated.

Students return to class after the false alarm. All four divisions on Broadway campus evacuated.

Audrey Pinard

Students return to class after the false alarm. All four divisions on Broadway campus evacuated.

Audrey Pinard

Audrey Pinard

Students return to class after the false alarm. All four divisions on Broadway campus evacuated.

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






WEB EXCLUSIVE A school-wide fire alarm interrupted B Period classes this morning requiring students and faculty across all four divisions to evacuate the Broadway campus buildings.

“This was not a [scheduled] drill,” Facilities and Plant Operations Director Geoff De Santis said. “A pull station — the red boxes used in case of emergency — located at the exits throughout the school was activated and the alarm went off.”

Students remained outside for approximately 10 minutes while fire trucks arrived before returning to class just before the start of lunch.

“Initially I thought it was one of our monthly fire drills so I was confused when people started saying it was not,” junior Amelia Estes said. “I heard that somebody had pulled the alarm on accident.”

Students in grades K-12 evacuated all Broadway buildings as part of emergency safety procedures, according to De Santis.

“The way our campus is set up, everyone evacuates because we do not want the fire to spread through the connected buildings,” De Santis said. “We have designated spots throughout the neighborhood where different divisions go in case of an event.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
(Visited 95 times, 1 visits today)

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Fire alarm causes evacuation

    Web Exclusive

    Presenter teaches juniors about algorithms, artificial intelligence

  • Fire alarm causes evacuation

    News

    IB seniors complete forensic simulations

  • Fire alarm causes evacuation

    Web Exclusive

    Juniors attend testing workshop

  • Fire alarm causes evacuation

    Web Exclusive

    Freshmen participate in all day bonding activities

  • Fire alarm causes evacuation

    Web Exclusive

    Sophomores prepare for Costa Rica trip

  • Fire alarm causes evacuation

    Web Exclusive

    Students and faculty start the new year with chapel

  • Fire alarm causes evacuation

    News

    Wellness club brings finals goodies

  • Fire alarm causes evacuation

    Web Exclusive

    Bay Area bomb threat hoax concerns students and faculty

  • Fire alarm causes evacuation

    Web Exclusive

    Students delete addictive social media app for finals week

  • Fire alarm causes evacuation

    Web Exclusive

    IB students prepare for art show

Navigate Right

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The student news site of Convent of the Sacred Heart High School
Fire alarm causes evacuation