Welcome to Fire Prevention Services

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Welcome to Fire Prevention Services

The University of Texas at Austin Fire Prevention Services (FPS) office ensures a safe environment for faculty, staff, students and visitors by providing a comprehensive fire prevention program. Our fire safety professionals are charged with monitoring all university buildings for compliance with local and state requirements, and partner with our community stakeholders to perform the inspections and drills necessary for risk reduction and the potential negative repercussions of fire on campus.

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Request Evacuation Training

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Fire Extinguisher Training Classes

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Fire Extinguisher Training

Fire Prevention Services educates campus with fire extinguisher training

In conjunction with National Preparedness Month, Fire Prevention Services (FPS) offered a training in the use of fire extinguishers for students, faculty and staff on September 26.

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Fire Loss in the United States During 2018

Fire continues to be a major problem in the United States with thousands of lives lost and billions of dollars in property damage each year. The National Fire Protection Association has recently released their analysis of the US Fire Experience for 2018. Click here to read the report and gain a better understanding of the critical importance of fire prevention in our daily lives.

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College football is here!

Fire Prevention Services works hard with our campus partners to make sure that Longhorn fans have a safe and enjoyable experience when joining us on game day at DKR - Texas Memorial Stadium.

Check out this episode of Learn Something New by the NFPA Journal to learn more about how stadiums are kept safe from fire and other emergencies.

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Prepare for wildfire season with Ready, Set, Go!

The RSG! Program helps fire departments to teach individuals who live in high risk wildfire areas how to best prepare themselves and their properties against fire threats.

Sparky the Dog waving at people practicing a fire drill for Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week is October 6 - 12,  do you have a home escape plan? Make your plan today!