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Fire Safety and Emergency Response is responsible for enforcing North Carolina building and fire codes, investigating fire incidents, and developing evacuation procedures. In addition, Fire Safety maintains the fire alarms and approximately 7,000 fire extinguishers on campus, which receive an annual inspection and maintenance to be code-compliant.

Emergency Response

If any of the following incidents occur, please contact Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) at 919-962-5507.

  • Chemical Spill
  • Blood/Biohazard Spill
  • Illegal Dumping:¬†includes anyone (including University employees/contractors) putting anything into a storm drain.
  • Unknown Odor
  • Natural Gas Odor
  • Safety Hazard: includes any hazards indoors or outdoors that you perceive to pose a safety risk.

Who Do I Contact?

  • If you receive a suspicious letter or package or note suspicious persons or activities,¬†please call UNC Police at 919-962-8100.
  • If you see a fire, activate the fire alarm and call 911.
  • If you have concerns that do not necessarily constitute an emergency, please consult our “Who do I call?” list.

Additional information can be found on the Alert Carolina website.

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