Fire Log

Annual Fire Safety Report for Indiana University 2012
New Albany Campus

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and the safety-related requirements of the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the IU Police Department on each Indiana University campus provides an Annual Security Report including statements addressing the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, for example, policies for responding to emergency situations and sexual offenses. Three years’ worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in or on off campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the university and on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus. These reports are available online by campus at http://protect.iu.edu/police/crimestats. You may also request a paper copy from your campus IUPD contacts listed at http://protect.iu.edu/iupd/divisions.

  1. Indiana University New Albany Campus, Housing Fire Safety Systems
  2. Number of Fire Drills
  3. Fire Safety Policies
  4. Procedures for Student Evacuation
  5. Fire Safety Training for Students, Faculty and Staff
  6. To Whom Should A Fire Be Reported?
  7. Future Improvements in Fire Safety
  8. 2012 Fire Statistics

  1. Indiana University New Albany Campus
    Housing Fire Safety Systems [1]

    New Albany Campus
    IUSE
    Fire Alarm Sprinkler System Portable Extinguisher Evacuation Plans Evacuation Drill
    1 Grove Lodge
    4201 Grantline Rd.
    Yes Full Yes Yes 2
    2 Orchard Lodge
    4201 Grantline Rd.
    Yes Full Yes Yes 2
    3 Forest Lodge
    4201 Grantline Rd.
    Yes Full Yes Yes 2
    4 Meadow Lodge
    4201 Grantline Rd.
    Yes Full Yes Yes 2
    5 Woodland Lodge
    4201 Grantline Rd.
    Yes Full Yes Yes 2

    * Partial Sprinkler System is defined as having a sprinkler system in common areas only, or in high hazard areas, eg: kitchens

    * Full Sprinkler System is defined as having a sprinkler system installed that complies the with NFPA 13 standard in force at the time of construction.

    [1] Unless otherwise noted, all entries are for 2011.


    Houses Fire Alarm Sprinkler System Portable Extinguisher Evacuation Plans Evacuation Drill
    6 714 Bald Knob Rd No No Yes No No
    7 720 Bald Knob Rd No No Yes No No
  2. Number of Fire Drills

    One fire drill each Spring and Fall semesters per housing unit.

  3. Fire Safety Policies

    The following information is displayed on the INLOCC web site under the “Fire” heading of Fire Statics and is aimed specifically at dormitory housing.

    In order to minimize the potential for fires at university student housing facilities, the following items are prohibited:

    • Portable space heaters
    • Barbeque grills, hibachis, smokers and related accessories including lighter fluids and similar type products.
    • Any open flame device or object including candles, incense sticks and related accessories.
    • Hot plates, slow cookers, deep fryers, electric skillets, electric woks, griddles, sandwich makers/grills, toaster ovens and related accessories.
    • Flammable or combustible liquids.
    • Fireworks, firecrackers, rockets, flares, sparklers.
    • Halogen lamps.
    • Combustible ceiling/wall tapestries.
    • Live Christmas trees or non fire retardant artificial Christmas trees.
    • Special events, inside or out, must receive an Amusement & Entertainment Permit from Indiana State Fire Marshall’s Office before approval to hold the event is granted by the university. This procedure is posted on the INLOCC web site.

    Special events, inside or out, must receive an Amusement & Entertainment Permit from Indiana State Fire Marshall’s Office before approval to hold the event is granted by the university. This procedure is posted on the INLOCC web site.

    Inspections are made of student housing to insure fire safe practices are followed.

    Students who live in full apartments owned by Indiana University are provided with a handbook that out lines the fire safety requirements for those units. These handbooks are reviewed and updated annually.

    • Avoid the use of extension cords
    • No open flames such as candles
    • No storage of flammable materials
    • No smoking allowed anywhere in the apartment building
    • Never prop open fire rated doors
  4. Procedures for Student Evacuation

    Indiana University policy includes posting of EMERGENCY EVACUATION signage in prominent locations in all buildings. On these signs are instructions for evacuation procedures from a student’s individual room. Call 911, get dressed, take room key, feel door, check for smoke, alert others while exiting, be accounted for in your predetermined “safe location”, are all included in evacuation signage, along with a “You Are Here” drawing of the building.

  5. Fire Safety Training for Students, Faculty and Staff

    Training on evacuation procedures is provided at student orientation and reinforced throughout the year by Resident Assistants. The Office of Insurance, Loss Control and Claims also provides training in large group situations covering the operation of portable fire extinguishers, alarms systems and sprinkler systems and emergency evacuations.

  6. To Whom Should A Fire Be Reported?

    In the event of an emergency, housing occupants should call local responders via 911, and activate the evacuation alarm, then exit the building. After the emergency has been abated, persons that must be notified of the event are: University Housing Manager. Office of Insurance, Loss Control and Claims.

    Complete Office of Insurance, Loss Control and Claims contact information is listed on the INLOCC web site.

  7. Future Improvements in Fire Safety

    The addition of NFPA 13 compliant fire suppression systems throughout housing units as they are refurbished.

  8. 2012 Fire Statistics

    1. Number of Fires
      • One fire in on-campus housing
    2. Number of Injuries
      • Zero Fire Related Injuries
    3. Number of Deaths
      • Zero Fire Related Deaths
    4. Property Damage
      • Zero Property Loss due to fire in Student Housing
Emergency Contacts

Emergency Contacts

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  • On Campus Emergency –
    ext. 2400 , (812) 941-2400
  • Off Campus Emergency – 911
  • Campus Bad Weather Hotline – (812) 941-2567
  • Anonymous Tip Line – (812) 948-0684
  • Personal Counseling Services – ext. 2244, (812) 941-2244
  • Floyd Memorial Hospital – (812) 944-7701
  • Indiana Poison Center – (800) 222-1222
  • Center for Women and Families Crisis Line – (812) 944-6743
Campus Status
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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Where do IU Police Officers have jurisdiction to make arrests?

IU Police Officers have jurisdiction on any real property owned or occupied by the University or on any streets through or adjacent thereto. The IU Southeast Police department also shares concurrent jurisdiction anywhere in Floyd and Clark Counties through mutual aid agreements.

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Annual Report

Annual Report

Read the IU Southeast’s Campus 2013 Security and Fire Safety Annual Report Online.

The report can also be printed from the Protect IU website.