Hotel Fire Prevention

How to protect during hotel fire

Fire prevention in Hotels

Hotel Fire Prevention.

  • Make sure your hotel has smoke alarms and a fire sprinkler system (where possible).
  • Ask the front desk what the fire alarm sounds like.
  • Review the escape plan posted in your room after enter your room.
  • Seek out the exits and be aware of the number of doors between your room and the exit. Report locked exits doors to management immediately.
  • Keep your room key close secure and take it with you.
  • If the alarm sounds, leave, closing all doors behind you. Never use elevators during a fire.



If you can’t escape the hotel …

  • Shut off fans and air conditioners.
  • If smoke fills the room, get low and go under the smoke.
  • Stuff wet towels in the crack around the doors, blocking out harmful smoke.
  • Call the fire department and let them know your location.
  • Wait at the window and signal with a flashlight or other attention grabbing equipment.