1. Alert people in your laboratory or immediate area to the fire. Evacuate the laboratory.
2. Have someone pull the FIRE ALARM. This is a LOCAL SIGNAL only and does not automatically call the Fire Deparment. Call 9-911 as soon as possible.
3. If possible, control fire with extinguisher if training or experience or common sense tell you that you can. Fight the fire from a position of escape. Take no risk if the fumes from the burning material are unknown to you.
4. Contain the fire by closing hoods and doors when evacuating area.