The University of Kentucky Fire Marshal’s Office is dedicated to the safety of our students, faculty, and staff. The UK Fire Marshal’s office conducts fire safety training, evacuation and fire drills, and offers free fire extinguisher training for all UK and community constituents. They are also responsible for fire and life safety inspections for all UK facilities, code enforcement, and plan review for all construction projects up to $1,000,000.00.
September is National Campus Fire Safety Month! Although we are postponing our annual mock dorm room burn due to Covid-19, we continue to promote and educate of the importance of safe practices on campus! Help us make our campus fire safe!
September is Campus Fire Safety Month! Although the landscape has changed over the past several months, the UK Fire Marshal remains committed to keeping our campus community fire safe! Tuesday Tip - Never ignore a fire alarm! Fire doubles in size every minute and a working fire alarm is critical to surviving a fire incident! Just because you don't see or smell something does not mean that it isn't happening in another part of a building! Stay Fire Safe UK!
The UK Fire Marshal wishes all of a safe and Happy Fourth of July holiday weekend! Practice fire safety when using a grill and leave the fireworks to professionals! Stay Fire Safe UK!
The UK Fire Marshal's office wants to thank everyone on the front lines working hard to protect us, our families, and our community from . We stand united with the University of Kentucky to remember our fellow Kentuckians lost to this illness. We are in this together UK, so stay strong, resilient, and keep following the guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and UK Healthcare to protect yourselves and your loved ones. Visit https://www.uky.edu/coronavirus
for the latest UK COVID-19 updates.
The UK Fire Marshal wishes all of our friends, colleagues, and their families a safe and happy holiday season! Enjoy your family time and safe travels to all that are on the move! Stay Fire Safe UK and thank you for all that you do!
Have a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving! Watch this safety video of how fast a fire can occur using a turkey fryer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=52&v=kjUynq0HXdQ&feature=emb_title
Make sure you have at least a 5 foot child/pet clearance from the fryer, do not overheat or overfill the fryer with oil, make sure the turkey is completely thawed, have a fire extinguisher available and watch at all times!