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Residence Life

Fire Detection and Alarm System

Each Residence Hall on the SUNY New Paltz campus is fully equipped with an integrated automatic fire detection and alarm system. This system automatically reports the presence of detectable smoke and/or fire to the University Police Department and activates the building fire alarm system. This system includes manual fire alarm pull stations at exits and stairwells which, when activated, will notify the University Police Department that a fire or smoke condition exists and will activate the building fire alarm system. This system provides coverage to all areas within the residence halls and reports directly to the University Police Department, who in turn contacts the Ulster County 911 Center for Fire Department dispatch and response. Each residence hall is equipped with portable, multi-purpose, dry chemical fire extinguishers on each floor. These extinguishers are present for use by occupants who are properly trained in their operation and only when conditions are appropriate. Since not all residence halls are yet equipped with sprinkler systems, it is important that residents be aware what sprinkler system coverage exists in their residence hall. Below is the type of sprinkler coverage provided: 

Bevier Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in the computer lab, telecommunications room, and the trash & recycling room. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. A fire suppression system is provided as part of the kitchenette stove.
Bliss Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in the basement north storage room, computer lab, center stairwell, JC-8, National Residence Hall Honorary office, storage room near JC-13, storage room near JC-19, and the trash & recycling room. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. A fire suppression system is provided as part of the kitchenette stove.
Bouton Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. A fire suppression system is provided as part of the kitchenette stove.
Capen Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in the boiler room and the storage room near JC-19. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. A fire suppression system is provided as part of the kitchenette stove.
College Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in the loading dock vestibule, loading dock stairwell, Shepard Recital Hall, room 113, room 114, Honor's Center storage room, and the Honor's Center kitchen. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. A fire suppression system is provided as part of the kitchenette stove.
Crispell Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. A fire suppression system is provided as part of the kitchenette stove.
Deyo Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in the basement storage room. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. A fire suppression system is provided as part of the kitchenette stove.
Dubois Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in the computer lab, basement storage room, and the trash & recycling room. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. A fire suppression system is provided as part of both kitchenette stoves.
Esopus Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall.
Gage Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. A fire suppression system is provided as part of the kitchenette stove.
LeFevre Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. A fire suppression system is provided as part of the kitchenette stove.
Lenape Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall.
Ridgeview Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. A fire suppression system is provided as part of the kitchenette stove.
Scudder Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. A fire suppression system is provided as part of the kitchenette stove.
Shango Hall - Sprinkler coverage is provided in the computer lab, telecommunications room, and the trash & recycling room. Fire detection and alarm coverage is provided in all areas of the hall. A fire suppression system is provided as part of the kitchenette stove.

 

Further information can be obtained by contacting the Office of Environmental Health and Safety at 845- 257-3310.