5, 2001 (Lexington, Ky.) -- Decorations
add to any festivity but can create severe fire and
life safety hazard if used improperly.
has been established to help ensure the safety of
the University community:
materials shall not be used for decorations.
must bear the Underwriter label as being flame retardant.
shall bear the Underwriter Laboratory label for the
shall be arranged in a manner not to obstruct exits,
emergency lighting, exit signs or corridors.
use open flame such as candles. Smoking is not permitted
If a fire
strikes, evacuate the building and then call 911.
in campus buildings must be removed prior to holiday
decorations shall not be attached to a house, other
have any questions, please call the University Fire
Marshal at 257-6326.