Uttar Pradesh Fire Service
Government Of Uttar Pradesh

Fire Precautions in High Rise Buildings

The threat of fire in High Rise Buildings is constant and if adequate precautionary measures are not taken, the consequences can be grave. Therefore, observe the following basic precautions.


  • Ensure Good House Keeping.
  • Always use ashtrays while smoking and deposit-smoked butts in them after extinguishing. Smoke in areas especially designated for smoking.
  • All receptacles for waste should be emptied at regular intervals. Faculty electrical appliances should be repaired/replaced immediately.
  • Switches and fuses should conform to correct rating of circuit. Welding /Cutting jobs should be carried out under strict supervision.
  • Keep smoke/Fire Check doors closed.
  • Keep means of escape clear of obstructions.
  • Fire Rescue drills should be carried out at regular intervals.
  • Impart elementary fire fighting training to occupants.
  • Emergency organization must be setup.