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FIRE SAFETY

The overall goal of the University of Virginia’s Fire Safety Program is the protection of life and property at the University of Virginia (UVA). The Fire Safety Program at UVA strives to identify and minimize those conditions and/or actions that may encourage fires to start and spread. Through training programs, University staff, faculty, and students are educated on fire safe practices.

Responsibilities and Services

  • Tent Permiting Directions and Application word | pdf
  • Responding to fire/building code questions
  • Serving as the primary contact State Fire Marshal’s Office
  • Serving as the primary contact to Charlottesville Fire Department
  • Conducting fire safety inspections of UVA owned Buildings
  • Preparing and implementing evacuation plans for University buildings
  • Developing and conducting fire safety training programs
  • Maintaining a database of fire safety compliance and incident information

UVA Policies

ID:SEC-032 - Open Burn and Open Flame Operations

ID:SEC-018 - Fireworks Display

ID:SEC-013 - Tent Use on University Property

Fire Safety - Fire Safety in Labs, Shops, & Studios Training
Recommended training for persons who work in laboratories, shops and studios. Training helps familiarize users to the unique fire safety considerations in an academic setting. This module will provide background on fire prevention code, common fire code issues, situations or conditions that could lead to a fire, and what you can do to prevent a fire. Available online Log-in here

 
 
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FIRE SAFETY STAFF
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Gerald Drumheller
UVA Fire Marshal
434-982-4914
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Britt Grimm
Senior Fire Safety Inspector
434-243-2439
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Doug McGlothlin
Fire Safety Inspector
434-243-5177
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Delphine Najeeullah
Fire Safety Assistant
434-243-1711
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Clinton Wingfield
Fire Safety Inspector
434-243-6289
 
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