In the event of a major utility failure, call the Physical Plant at (304) 367-4110 if between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. At all other times, or if unable to reach Physical Plant, contact Campus Police at (304) 367-4357.

  • Remain calm; move cautiously to a lighted area.
  • Turn off and unplug computers and other voltage-sensitive equipment.
  • Provide assistance to others if necessary.

ELECTRICAL OUTAGE:

  • Evacuate the building if the fire alarm sounds or upon notification by authorized emergency personnel.
  • In laboratory buildings. Fume hoods do not operate during power outage and most laboratories should not be used until the ventilation is properly restored.

GAS LEAK/UNUSUAL ODORS:

  • Cease all operations immediately.
  • Do not use cell phones or other electronic equipment.
  • Do not switch lights on or off.
  • Evacuate as soon as possible.

FLOODING/PLUMBING FAILURE

  • Cease using all electrical equipment.
  • Avoid contact with the water.
  • Evacuate the building.

Contact Information

Department of Public Safety
Falcon Center
Phone: (304) 367-4157
Emergencies: (304) 367-HELP or (4357)

Jack A. Clayton
Chief of Police & Director of Emergency Management
Phone: (304) 367-4277
E-mail: jclayton@fairmontstate.edu      

Matthew Swain
Deputy Chief of Police
Coordinator – Clery Act
Phone: (304) 367-4157
E-mail: mswain1@fairmontstate.edu

Jessica Kropog Furgason
Program Specialist
Phone: (304) 367-4157
E-mail: Jessica.Kropog@fairmontstate.edu