During a building fire, firefighters must determine as soon as possible whether or not all occupants have escaped. If not, they will attempt a rescue placing themselves at great risk of serious injury. Therefore, it is important to account for all individuals and for each person to report to a designated meeting area.
If a meeting area has not been designated, the following areas should be used to meet:
Additional Information is available on the following website:
The National Fire Protection Association http://www.nfpa.org/