Fire Safety Report
January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013
For the time period of this log there were no deaths caused by fires or fire incidents. There were no fire-related injuries or property damage on NECI property or in NECI student housing.
The following list is a compilation of the Incident Reports that have information about fire alarms in NECI buildings.
Harris Hall: No reported fires
NECI on Main: No reported fires
LaBrioche: No reported fires
Dewey Hall Kitchen and Cafeteria: No reported fires
National Life kitchen and Cafeteria: No reported fires
School Street: No reported fires
Bishop-Hatch Hall: No reported fires
New England Culinary Institute Fire Safety Systems
Harris Hall (56 College St.)
The corporate offices are located at Harris Hall. The building has a MirCom FX2000 fire alarm system with integrated dialer. There is also a full sprinkler system.
NECI on Main (118 Main St.)
The dining rooms, kitchens and offices at NECI on Main are protected by a Fire Control System FC-72 Series Fire Alarm Panel with a Silent Knight dialer. The building is completely covered by a sprinkler system. The kitchen hoods have integrated fire suppression systems.
LaBrioche (89 Main St.)
The entire City Center Complex where LaBrioche is located is protected by a Siemens Fire Finder Panel with integrated dialer. The entire complex covered by a sprinkler system.
Dewey Hall Kitchen, Meat Fabrication Kitchen and Cafeteria (1 West St.)
The Dewey Hall kitchen, Meat Fabrication kitchen and Cafeteria are protected by a Simplex 6 zone fire alarm panel with detectors in each room and common area. The kitchen hood has an integrated fire suppression system.
National Life (1 National Life Drive)
School St. (7 School St.)
The classrooms and offices are protected by a Fire Control System FC-72 Series Fire Alarm Panel with a Silent Knight dialer. The building is completely covered by a sprinkler system.
Vermont College of Fine Arts Dormitories
Bishop-Hatch (41 College St.)
The Bishop-Hatch dormitory is protected by a Simplex 4001 4 zone fire alarm panel with detectors in each room and common areas
Due to the multiple alarms in the housing units there were no planned drills in the reporting year.
Fire Drills were held at Harris Hall, NECI on Main, Bishop Hatch and LaBrioche within the last year. Evacuation procedures were reviewed at Harris Hall and School Street with faculty and staff.
Policies for appliances, smoking and open flames can be found in the NECI Student Handbook.
The evacuations procedures are presented to the students at the beginning of each term and are reviewed and followed by the Residential Advisors and Resident Life Coordinator during each fire alarm event.
During new and returning student orientations the policies and procedures concerning fire safety are reviewed with the students. Currently new staff are given an orientation session where general safety which includes fire safety information